(210 ILCS 50/3.140)
(a) The Department shall have the authority to
impose fines on any licensed vehicle service provider, stretcher van provider, designated
trauma center, resource hospital, associate hospital, or
(b) The Department shall adopt rules pursuant to
this Act which establish a system of fines related to the type
and level of violation or repeat violation, including but
not limited to:
(1) A fine not exceeding $10,000 for a violation
which created a condition or occurrence presenting a substantial probability that death or serious harm to an individual will or did result therefrom; and
(2) A fine not exceeding $5,000 for a violation which
creates or created a condition or occurrence which threatens the health, safety or welfare of an individual.
(c) A Notice of Intent to Impose Fine may be
issued in conjunction with or in lieu of a Notice of Intent to
Suspend, Revoke, Nonrenew or Deny, and shall conform to the
requirements specified in Section 3.130(d) of this Act. All
Hearings conducted pursuant to a Notice of Intent to Impose
Fine shall conform to the requirements specified in
Section 3.135 of this Act.
(d) All fines collected pursuant to this Section
shall be deposited into the EMS Assistance Fund.
(Source: P.A. 98-973, eff. 8-15-14.)