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(805 ILCS 15/) Medical Corporation Act.

805 ILCS 15/1

    (805 ILCS 15/1) (from Ch. 32, par. 631)
    Sec. 1. This Act may be cited as the Medical Corporation Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1475.)

805 ILCS 15/2

    (805 ILCS 15/2) (from Ch. 32, par. 632)
    Sec. 2. One or more persons licensed pursuant to the Medical Practice Act of 1987, as heretofore or hereafter amended, may form a corporation pursuant to the "Business Corporation Act of 1983", as amended, to own, operate and maintain an establishment for the study, diagnosis and treatment of human ailments and injuries, whether physical or mental, and to promote medical, surgical and scientific research and knowledge; provided that medical or surgical treatment, consultation or advice may be given by employees of the corporation only if they are licensed pursuant to the Medical Practice Act of 1987; and provided further, however, that nothing herein shall prohibit an attorney licensed to practice law in Illinois from signing and acting as initial incorporator on behalf of such corporation.
(Source: P.A. 85-1209.)

805 ILCS 15/3

    (805 ILCS 15/3) (from Ch. 32, par. 633)
    Sec. 3. The "Business Corporation Act of 1983", as heretofore or hereafter amended, shall be applicable to such corporations, including their organization, and they shall enjoy the powers and privileges and be subject to the duties, restrictions and liabilities of other corporations, except so far as the same may be limited or enlarged by this Act. If any provision of this Act conflicts with the "Business Corporation Act of 1983", this Act shall take precedence.
(Source: P.A. 83-1362.)

805 ILCS 15/4

    (805 ILCS 15/4) (from Ch. 32, par. 634)
    Sec. 4. The corporation may bear the last name of one or more persons formerly or currently associated with it. A corporation organized under this Act may also adopt a name which does not include the surname of any present or former shareholder, provided, if it does so, it must record such name and the name of its shareholders with the recorder of the county in which it is located or has its principal office. The corporate name shall end with the word "chartered" or "limited" or the abbreviation "Ltd." or the words "Service Corporation" or the abbreviation "S.C.".
(Source: P.A. 83-358.)

805 ILCS 15/5

    (805 ILCS 15/5) (from Ch. 32, par. 635)
    Sec. 5. No corporation shall open, operate or maintain an establishment for any of the purposes set forth in Section 2 of this Act without a certificate of registration from the Department of Professional Regulation, hereinafter called the Department. Application for such registration shall be made to the Department in writing and shall contain the name and address of the corporation and such other information as may be required by the Department. Upon receipt of such application, the Department shall make an investigation of the corporation. If the Department finds that the incorporators, officers, directors and shareholders are all licensed pursuant to the Medical Practice Act of 1987 and if no disciplinary action is pending before the Department against any of them, and if it appears that the corporation will be conducted in compliance with law and the regulations of the Department, the Department shall issue, upon payment of a registration fee of $50, a certificate of registration.
(Source: P.A. 85-1209.)

805 ILCS 15/5.1

    (805 ILCS 15/5.1)
    Sec. 5.1. Deposit of fees and fines. Beginning July 1, 2003, all of the fees and fines collected under this Act shall be deposited into the General Professions Dedicated Fund.
(Source: P.A. 93-32, eff. 7-1-03.)

805 ILCS 15/6

    (805 ILCS 15/6) (from Ch. 32, par. 636)
    Sec. 6. Upon written application of the holder, the Department shall renew the certificate of registration if the Department finds that the corporation has complied with its regulations and the provisions of this Act.
    The fee for renewal of a certificate of registration shall be calculated at the rate of $40 per year.
(Source: P.A. 83-863.)

805 ILCS 15/6.1

    (805 ILCS 15/6.1) (from Ch. 32, par. 636.1)
    Sec. 6.1. Any person who on 2 occasions issues or delivers a check or other order to the Department which is not honored by the financial institution upon which it is drawn because of insufficient funds on account, shall pay to the Department, in addition to the amount owing upon such check or other order, a fee of $50. If such check or other order was issued or delivered in payment of a renewal fee and the corporation whose certificate of registration has lapsed continues to practice as a corporation without paying the renewal fee and the $50 fee required under this Section, an additional fee of $100 shall be imposed for practicing without a current license. The Department shall notify the corporation whose certificate of registration has lapsed, within 30 days after the discovery by the Department that such corporation is practicing without a current certificate, that the corporation is operating without a certificate, and of the amount due to the Department, which shall include the lapsed renewal fee and all other fees required by this Section. If after the expiration of 30 days from the date of such notification, the licensee corporation whose certificate has lapsed seeks a current certificate, it shall thereafter apply to the Department for reinstatement of the certificate and pay all fees and fees due to the Department. The Department may establish a fee for the processing of an application for reinstatement of a certificate which allows the Department to pay all costs and expenses incident to the processing of this application. The Director may waive the fees due under this Section in individual cases where he finds that in the particular case such fees would be unreasonable or unnecessarily burdensome.
(Source: P.A. 84-266.)

805 ILCS 15/7

    (805 ILCS 15/7) (from Ch. 32, par. 637)
    Sec. 7. The certificate of registration shall be conspicuously posted upon the premises to which it is applicable.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3513.)

805 ILCS 15/8

    (805 ILCS 15/8) (from Ch. 32, par. 638)
    Sec. 8. In the event of a change of location of the registered establishment, the Department, in accordance with its regulations, shall amend the certificate of registration so that it shall apply to the new location.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3513.)

805 ILCS 15/9

    (805 ILCS 15/9) (from Ch. 32, par. 639)
    Sec. 9. No certificate of registration shall be assignable.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3513.)

805 ILCS 15/10

    (805 ILCS 15/10) (from Ch. 32, par. 640)
    Sec. 10. The Department may suspend or revoke any certificate of registration for any of the following reasons: (a) the revocation or suspension of the license to practice medicine of any officer, director, shareholder or employee not promptly removed or discharged by the corporation; (b) unethical professional conduct on the part of any officer, director, shareholder or employee not promptly removed or discharged by the corporation; (c) the death of the last remaining shareholder; or (d) upon finding that the holder of a certificate has failed to comply with the provisions of this Act or the regulations prescribed by the Department.
    The Department may refuse to issue or may suspend the certificate of any corporation which fails to file a return, or to pay the tax, penalty or interest shown in a filed return, or to pay any final assessment of tax, penalty or interest, as required by any tax Act administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, until such time as the requirements of any such tax Act are satisfied.
(Source: P.A. 85-1222.)

805 ILCS 15/11

    (805 ILCS 15/11) (from Ch. 32, par. 641)
    Sec. 11. Before any certificate of registration is suspended or revoked, the holder shall be given written notice of the proposed action and the reasons therefor, and shall be given a public hearing by the Department with the right to produce testimony concerning the charges made. The notice shall also state the place and date of the hearing which shall be at least 5 days after service of said notice.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3513.)

805 ILCS 15/12

    (805 ILCS 15/12) (from Ch. 32, par. 642)
    Sec. 12. The provisions of the Administrative Review Law, as heretofore or hereafter amended, and all rules adopted pursuant thereto, shall apply to and govern all proceedings for the judicial review of final administrative decisions of the Department hereunder. The term "administrative decision" is defined as in Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)

805 ILCS 15/13

    (805 ILCS 15/13) (from Ch. 32, par. 643)
    Sec. 13. All of the officers, directors and shareholders of a corporation subject to this Act shall at all times be persons licensed pursuant to the Medical Practice Act of 1987. No person who is not so licensed shall have any part in the ownership, management, or control of such corporation, nor may any proxy to vote any shares of such corporation be given to a person who is not so licensed. Notwithstanding any provisions to the contrary in the "Business Corporation Act of 1983", as now or hereafter amended, if all of the shares of a corporation subject to this Act are owned by one shareholder, the office of president and secretary may be held by the same person.
(Source: P.A. 85-1209.)

805 ILCS 15/14

    (805 ILCS 15/14) (from Ch. 32, par. 644)
    Sec. 14. This Act does not alter any law applicable to the relationship between a physician furnishing medical service and a person receiving such service, including liability arising out of such service.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3513.)

805 ILCS 15/15

    (805 ILCS 15/15) (from Ch. 32, par. 645)
    Sec. 15. Each individual employee licensed pursuant to the Medical Practice Act of 1987 who is employed by a corporation subject to this Act shall remain subject to reprimand or discipline for his conduct under the provisions of the Medical Practice Act of 1987.
(Source: P.A. 85-1209.)

805 ILCS 15/16

    (805 ILCS 15/16) (from Ch. 32, par. 646)
    Sec. 16. If the articles of incorporation or by-laws of a corporation subject to this Act fail to state a price or method of determining a fixed price at which the corporation or its shareholders may purchase the shares of a deceased shareholder or a shareholder no longer qualified to own shares in the corporation, then the price for such shares shall be the book value as of the end of the month immediately preceding the death or disqualification of the shareholder. Book value shall be determined from the books and records of the corporation in accordance with the regular method of accounting used by the corporation.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3513.)

805 ILCS 15/17

    (805 ILCS 15/17) (from Ch. 32, par. 647)
    Sec. 17. If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of this Act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this Act are declared to be severable.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3513.)

805 ILCS 15/18

    (805 ILCS 15/18) (from Ch. 32, par. 648)
    Sec. 18. Administrative Procedure Act. The Illinois Administrative Procedure Act is expressly adopted and incorporated herein as if all of the provisions of that Act were included in this Act, except that the provision of subsection (d) of Section 10-65 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, which provides that at hearings the licensee has the right to show compliance with all lawful requirements for retention, or continuation or renewal of the license, is specifically excluded. For the purposes of this Act the notice required under Section 10-25 of the Administrative Procedure Act is deemed sufficient when mailed to the last known address of a party.
(Source: P.A. 88-45.)