(235 ILCS 5/5-7)
Temporary liquor license fee deferral.
A liquor license holder whose business or business operations have been suspended in any capacity due to any executive order issued on or after March 16, 2020 or any subsequent rule established by the Department of Public Health or any other agency of the State as a result of COVID-19 shall be allowed to defer liquor license fees under this Section. The liquor license holder shall be allowed to defer the payment of liquor license fees for 6 months after whichever of the following dates occurs the latest:
(1) the day on which the region in which the liquor
licensee is located enters Phase 4 of the Governor's Restore Illinois Plan as issued on May 5, 2020;
(2) the day after the expiration of the latest
executive order that limits or interrupts the business or business operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; or
(3) the day after the expiration of any rules
established by the Department of Public Health or any other agency of the State that limit or interrupt the business or business operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Source: P.A. 101-631, eff. 6-2-20.)