(225 ILCS 620/9) (from Ch. 111, par. 209)
    Sec. 9. Grounds for refusal to issue or renew license and for license suspension and revocation. The Department may refuse to issue or renew or may suspend or revoke a license on any one or more of the following grounds:
        a. material misstatement in the application for
original license or in the application for any renewal license under this Act;
        b. disregard or violation of this Act, any other Act
relative to the purchase and sale of livestock or any regulation or rule issued pursuant thereto;
        c. aiding or abetting another in the violation of
this Act or of any regulation or rule issued pursuant thereto;
        d. allowing one's license under this Act to be used
by an unlicensed person;
        e. for licensees, conviction of any crime an
essential element of which is misstatement, fraud or dishonesty or conviction of any felony, if the Department determines, after investigation, that such person has not been sufficiently rehabilitated to warrant the public trust; for applicants, the Department may refuse to issue a license based on a conviction of any felony or a misdemeanor directly related to the practice of the profession if the Department determines in accordance with Section 9.3 that such conviction will impair the ability of the applicant to engage in the position for which a license is sought;
        f. conviction of a violation of any law of Illinois
or any rule or regulation of the Department relating to feeder swine;
        g. making substantial misrepresentations or false
promises of a character likely to influence, persuade or induce in connection with the livestock industry;
        h. pursuing a continued course of misrepresentation
of or making false promises through advertising, salesmen, agents or otherwise in connection with the livestock industry;
        i. failure to possess the necessary qualifications or
to meet the requirements of this Act for the issuance or holding of a license;
        j. operating without the bond or trust fund agreement
required by this Act; or
        k. failing to file a return, or to pay the tax,
penalty or interest shown in a filed return, or to pay any final assessment of tax, penalty or interest, as required by any tax Act administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue.
(Source: P.A. 100-286, eff. 1-1-18.)