(410 ILCS 615/8) (from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 55-8)
    Sec. 8. Any person or business who buys, sells, trades, or traffics in eggs in this State and is a broker, distributor, handler, packer, producer, or producer-dealer, as defined in this Act, must be licensed in this State. A limited or full license must be purchased annually. No person or business shall buy, sell, trade, or traffic in eggs in this State without having obtained a license as provided in Section 9, except the following:
        (a) a producer who obtains eggs from his own flock,
regardless of the size of the flock, and sells them as nest run eggs, either to household consumers on the premises where the flock is located, or to a holder of an Illinois Egg License;
        (b) hatcheries which purchase eggs to be used
exclusively for hatching purposes;
        (c) institutional consumers where all eggs purchased
are served in the establishment;
        (d) manufacturers of food products who use all eggs
purchased in their products such as bakeries, confectioneries, and ice cream manufacturers, etc.;
        (e) agents employed and carried on the payroll on a
salary basis by licensed dealers or distributors;
        (f) a consumer buying eggs for his own consumption;
        (g) a retailer who buys eggs from licensed
distributors or from licensed handlers only and sells eggs only at retail.
(Source: P.A. 92-677, eff. 7-16-02.)