(815 ILCS 122/4-15)
    Sec. 4-15. Bonding.
    (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 $500,000.
    (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.)