(815 ILCS 122/4-30)
    Sec. 4-30. Rulemaking; industry review.
    (a) The Department may make and enforce such reasonable rules, regulations, directions, orders, decisions, and findings as the execution and enforcement of the provisions of this Act require, and as are not inconsistent therewith. All rules, regulations, and directions of a general character shall be sent electronically to all licensees.
    (b) Within 6 months after the effective date of this Act, the Department shall promulgate reasonable rules regarding the issuance of payday loans by banks, savings banks, savings and loan associations, credit unions, and insurance companies. These rules shall be consistent with this Act and shall be limited in scope to the actual products and services offered by lenders governed by this Act.
    (c) After the effective date of this Act, the Department shall, over a 3-year period, conduct a study of the payday loan industry to determine the impact and effectiveness of this Act. The Department shall report its findings to the General Assembly within 3 months of the third anniversary of the effective date of this Act. The study shall determine the effect of this Act on the protection of consumers in this State and on the fair and reasonable regulation of the payday loan industry. The study shall include, but shall not be limited to, an analysis of the ability of the industry to use private reporting tools that:
        (1) ensure substantial compliance with this Act,
including real time reporting of outstanding payday loans; and
        (2) provide data to the Department in an appropriate
form and with appropriate content to allow the Department to adequately monitor the industry.
    The report of the Department shall, if necessary, identify and recommend specific amendments to this Act to further protect consumers and to guarantee fair and reasonable regulation of the payday loan industry.
(Source: P.A. 98-44, eff. 6-28-13.)