(305 ILCS 5/5C-3)
(from Ch. 23, par. 5C-3)
Payment of assessment; penalty.
(a) The assessment imposed by Section 5C-2 for a State
fiscal year shall be due and payable in quarterly installments,
each equalling one-fourth of the assessment for the year, on
September 30, December 31, March 31, and May 31 of the year.
(b) The Illinois Department is authorized to establish
delayed payment schedules for care providers for persons with a developmental disability that are unable to make installment payments when due
under this Section due to financial difficulties, as determined
by the Illinois Department.
(c) If a care provider for persons with a developmental disability fails to
pay the full amount of an installment when due (including any
extensions granted under subsection (b)), there shall, unless
waived by the Illinois Department for reasonable cause, be added
to the assessment imposed by Section 5C-2 for the State fiscal
year a penalty assessment equal to the lesser of (i) 5% of the
amount of the installment not paid on or before the due date plus
5% of the portion thereof remaining unpaid on the last day of
each month thereafter or (ii) 100% of the installment amount not
paid on or before the due date. For purposes of this subsection,
payments will be credited first to unpaid installment amounts
(rather than to penalty or interest), beginning with the most
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)