(410 ILCS 130/170)
    Sec. 170. Enforcement of this Act.
    (a) If a Department fails to adopt rules to implement this Act within the times provided for in this Act, any citizen may commence a mandamus action in the Circuit Court to compel the Departments to perform the actions mandated under the provisions of this Act.
    (b) If the Department of Public Health, Department of Agriculture, or Department of Financial and Professional Regulation fails to issue a valid identification card in response to a valid application or renewal submitted under this Act or fails to issue a verbal or written notice of denial of the application within 30 days of its submission, the identification card is deemed granted, and a copy of the registry identification application, including a valid written certification in the case of patients, or renewal shall be deemed a valid registry identification card.
    (c) Authorized employees of State or local law enforcement agencies shall immediately notify the Department of Public Health when any person in possession of a registry identification card has been determined by a court of law to have willfully violated the provisions of this Act or has pled guilty to the offense.
(Source: P.A. 98-122, eff. 1-1-14.)