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225 ILCS 410/4-20
(225 ILCS 410/4-20)
(from Ch. 111, par. 1704-20)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
Whoever violates any of the following
shall, for the first offense, be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor; for the
second offense, shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor; and for all
subsequent offenses, shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony and be fined not
less than $1,000 or more than $5,000.
(1) The practice of cosmetology, nail technology, esthetics, hair braiding, or
or an attempt to practice cosmetology, nail technology, esthetics, hair braiding, or
barbering without a license as a
cosmetologist, nail technician, esthetician, hair braider, or barber; or the practice or attempt to practice as a
cosmetology, nail technology, esthetics, hair braiding, or barber teacher without a
license as a cosmetology, nail technology,
esthetics, hair braiding, or barber teacher; or the practice or attempt to practice as a cosmetology clinic teacher without a proper license.
(2) The obtaining of or an attempt to obtain a
or money or any other thing of value by fraudulent misrepresentation.
(3) Practice in the barber, nail technology, cosmetology, hair braiding, or
profession, or an attempt to practice in those professions, by fraudulent
(4) Wilfully making any false oath or affirmation whenever an
or affirmation is required by this Act.
(5) The violation of any of the provisions of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-911, eff. 1-1-15