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815 ILCS 5/2.1
(815 ILCS 5/2.1)
(from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 137.2-1)
"Security" means any note, stock, treasury stock,
bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or
participation in any profit-sharing agreement, collateral-trust
certificate, preorganization certificate or subscription, transferable
share, investment contract, viatical investment, investment fund share, face-amount certificate,
voting-trust certificate, certificate of deposit
for a security, fractional
undivided interest in oil, gas or other mineral lease, right or royalty,
any put, call, straddle, option, or privilege on any security, certificate
of deposit, or group or index of securities (including any interest therein
or based on the value thereof), or any put, call, straddle, option, or
privilege entered into, relating to
foreign currency, or, in general, any interest or instrument commonly known
as a "security", or any certificate of interest or participation in,
temporary or interim certificate for, receipt for, guarantee of, or warrant
or right to subscribe to or purchase, any of the foregoing.
"Security" does not mean a mineral investment contract or a mineral
deferred delivery contract; provided, however, the Department shall have
the authority to regulate these contracts as hereinafter provided.
(Source: P.A. 96-736, eff. 7-1-10