(225 ILCS 317/100)
Administrative civil fines.
The State Fire Marshal is empowered
administrative civil fines against a licensee for violations of this Act or its
These fines shall not be greater than $1,000 for each offense. These fines
shall be in
addition to, or in lieu of,
license suspensions and revocations. Rules to implement this Section shall
be adopted by the
State Fire Marshal within 6 months after the effective date of this Act.
The hearing officer shall, upon determination that a violation of the Act or
occurred, determine the amount of these fines. Any fine assessed and not paid
within 60 days after receiving
notice of the fine from the State Fire Marshal may be submitted to the Attorney
office for collection.
Failure to pay a fine shall also be grounds for immediate suspension or
revocation of a license
issued under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 92-871, eff. 1-3-03.)