(225 ILCS 610/9) (from Ch. 8, par. 157)
    Sec. 9. The original license or licenses shall be renewed for each subsequent calendar year during the December immediately preceding such subsequent calendar year upon payment of the fees specified in Section 6, provided the holder of such license, in the opinion of the Department, remains responsible and suitable to carry on the business and the place of business continues to comply with this Act and the regulations of the Department. All licenses not renewed during December of each calendar year shall expire December 31 of that year.
(Source: P.A. 84-1308.)