(765 ILCS 505/12) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 162)
    Sec. 12. Any person who purchases any lead mineral without keeping the book or making the entries or returns as herein provided, or refuses to allow their inspection as herein provided, shall be fined for each offense the sum of $25; and whoever violates any of the other provisions of Section 8, 9, 10, or 11 shall be fined for the first offense the sum of $5 and costs, and for every subsequent offense $10 and costs. Of the fines collected under this Section, one-half shall go to the informer, and the other half to the school fund of the school district where the action is brought. The penalties shall be recoverable by a civil action in the circuit court of the county where the offense is committed.
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)