(30 ILCS 15/5) (from Ch. 102, par. 9)
    Sec. 5. Any public officer, or any publisher, subject to this Act, failing, neglecting or refusing to discharge any duty imposed upon him by this Act shall, for each offense, forfeit the sum of not less than $25 nor more than $500 to be recovered in a civil action in the name of the People of the State of Illinois for the use of any person who may sue for the same.
(Source: P.A. 79-1365; 79-1366.)