(410 ILCS 635/16) (from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 2216)
    Sec. 16. Violation; penalty.
    (a) Any person who violates this Act or any rule or regulation adopted by the Department under this Act shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and fined a sum of not less than $100, except that a milk hauler-sampler or certified pasteurizer sealer shall be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. Each day's violation shall constitute a separate offense. The State's Attorney of the county in which the violation occurred or the Attorney General shall bring such actions in the name of the People of the State of Illinois, or may in addition to other remedies provided in this Act, bring action for an injunction to restrain such violations, or to enjoin the operation which caused the violation.
    (b) Whenever a person ships milk found to be adulterated with a violative drug residue, a penalty may be assessed equivalent to the suspension of milk shipment for 48 hours for the first offense. A second and third offense may require a penalty equivalent to the suspension of milk shipment for 96 hours. The Department shall adopt these penalties by rule. Penalties collected by the Department shall be deposited into the Food and Drug Safety Fund.
(Source: P.A. 88-600, eff. 9-1-94; 89-526, eff. 7-19-96.)