(815 ILCS 122/4-15)
(a) A person or entity engaged in making payday loans under
this Act shall post a bond to the Department in the amount of $50,000 for
each location where loans will be made, up to a maximum bond amount of
(b) A bond posted under subsection (a) must continue in effect for the period of licensure and for 3 additional years if the bond is still available. The bond must be
available to pay damages and penalties to a consumer harmed by a violation
of this Act.
(c) From time to time the Secretary may require a licensee to file a bond in an additional sum if the Secretary determines it to be necessary. In no case shall the bond be more than the outstanding liabilities of the licensee.
(Source: P.A. 94-13, eff. 12-6-05.)