(215 ILCS 5/1401)
    Sec. 1401. Purpose. The purpose of this Article is to increase the availability of insurance products to the citizens of this State by expanding those businesses authorized to sell insurance products to include financial institutions, and to protect the interests of the citizens of this State by regulating their authority to do so. This Article does not apply to activities or services conducted in this State by or for a financial institution that do not require licensure as an insurance producer, temporary insurance producer, limited insurance representative, or registered firm.
(Source: P.A. 90-41, eff. 10-1-97.)