(625 ILCS 5/18c-4203)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-4203)
Household goods contract carrier permits.
(1) Prerequisite to operation as a household goods contract
No person shall operate as a household goods contract carrier of
property unless such person possesses a household goods contract
carrier permit issued by the Commission and in good standing.
(2) Requirements for issuance.
(a) General requirements. The Commission shall grant
an application for a household goods contract carrier permit, in whole or in part, to the extent that it finds that the application was properly filed; the applicant is fit, willing and able to provide the service in compliance with this Chapter, Commission regulations and orders; and issuance of the permit will be consistent with the public interest. Otherwise, the application shall be denied. The burden of proving that the requirements for issuance of a household goods contract carrier permit have been met shall be borne by the applicant.
(b) Conversion to household goods common carrier
authority. The Commission may, at the request of the holder, authorize the conversion of household goods contract carrier authority to household goods common carrier authority, subject to the same terms, conditions, limitations, and regulations as other household goods common carriers.
(c) Cancellation and non-renewal of contracts.
Cancellation or non-renewal of a contract, or failure to keep on file with the Commission a copy of a valid contract, shall render a permit void with regard to the involved shipper.
(3) Duties and practices of household goods contract carriers.
(a) Services. Household goods contract carriers shall
provide safe and adequate transportation service to their contracting shippers within the scope of their authorities and contracts and in compliance with this Chapter, Commission regulations and orders.
(b) Contracts. Each household goods contract carrier
shall file with the Commission a copy of each contract executed under authority of its permit, and shall provide no service except in accordance with contracts on file with the Commission. The Commission may, at any time, reject contracts filed with it which do not comply with the provisions of this Chapter, Commission regulations and orders.
(Source: P.A. 97-595, eff. 8-26-11.)