(805 ILCS 5/3.25)
(a) A person shall not advertise or cause to be listed in a telephone
directory an assumed or fictitious business name that intentionally
misrepresents where the business is actually located or operating or falsely
states that the business is located or operating in
the area covered by the telephone directory.
This subsection (a) does not apply to a telephone service provider or
to the publisher or distributor of a telephone service directory, unless the
conduct prescribed in this subsection (a) is on behalf of that telephone
service provider or that publisher or distributor.
(b) This Section does not apply to any foreign corporation, the stock of
which is traded on a national stock exchange, that has gross annual revenues in
excess of $100,000,000.
(c) A foreign corporation that violates this Section is guilty of a petty
offense and must be fined not less than $501 and not more than $1,000. A
foreign corporation is guilty of an additional offense for each additional day
in violation of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 91-906, eff. 1-1-01.)