(20 ILCS 1205/4) (from Ch. 17, par. 104)
    Sec. 4. As used in this Act:
    (a) "Department" means the Department of Financial Institutions.
    (b) "Director" means the Director of Financial Institutions.
    (c) "Person" means any individual, partnership, joint venture, trust, estate, firm, corporation, association or cooperative society or association.
    (d) "Financial institutions" means ambulatory and community currency exchanges, credit unions, guaranteed credit unions, persons engaged in the business of transmitting money to foreign countries or buying and selling foreign money, pawners' societies, title insuring or guaranteeing companies, and persons engaged in the business of making loans of $800 or less, all as respectively defined in the laws referred to in Section 6 of this Act. The term includes sales finance agencies, as defined in the "Sales Finance Agency Act", enacted by the 75th General Assembly.
    (e) "Payday loan" has the meaning ascribed to that term in the Payday Loan Reform Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-13, eff. 12-6-05.)