(215 ILCS 5/315.4)
(from Ch. 73, par. 927.4)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
(a) Any person who willfully makes a false or
fraudulent statement in or relating to an application for membership or for
the purpose of obtaining money from, or a benefit in, any society shall upon
conviction be fined not less than $200 nor more than $10,000 or be subject to
imprisonment in the county jail not less than 30 days nor more than one
year, or both.
(b) Any person who willfully makes a false or fraudulent statement in any
verified report or declaration under oath required or authorized by this
amendatory Act, or of any material fact or thing contained in a sworn statement
concerning the death or disability of an insured for the purpose of
procuring payment of a benefit named in the certificate, shall be guilty of
perjury and shall be subject to the penalties therefor prescribed by law.
(c) Any person who solicits membership for, or in any manner assists in
procuring membership in, any society not licensed to do business in this
State shall upon conviction be fined not less than $100 nor more
(d) Any person guilty of a willful violation of, or neglect or refusal
to comply with, the provisions of this amendatory Act for which a penalty is
otherwise prescribed shall upon conviction be subject to a fine
not exceeding $10,000.
(Source: P.A. 93-32, eff. 7-1-03