(225 ILCS 37/60)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2029)
Violations; injunctions; cease and desist order.
(a) If a person violates a provision of this Act, the Secretary may, in
the name of the People of the State of Illinois, through the Attorney General
of the State of Illinois, petition for an order enjoining the violation or for
any order enforcing compliance with this Act. Upon the filing of a verified
petition in court, the court may issue a temporary restraining order, without
notice or bond, and may preliminarily and permanently enjoin the violation.
If it is established that the person has violated or is violating the
the Court may punish the offender for contempt of court. Proceedings under this
Section are in addition to, and not in lieu of, all other remedies and
penalties provided by this Act.
(c) Whenever in the opinion of the Department a person violates a
provision of this Act, the Department may issue a rule to show cause why an
order to cease and desist should not be entered against him or her. The rule
shall clearly set forth the grounds relied upon by the Department and shall
provide a period of 7 days from the date of the rule to file an answer to the
satisfaction of the Department. Failure to answer to the satisfaction of the
Department shall cause an order to cease and desist to be issued immediately.
(Source: P.A. 100-796, eff. 8-10-18.)