TITLE 14: COMMERCE
SUBTITLE A: REGULATION OF BUSINESS
CHAPTER II: ATTORNEY GENERAL
PART 250 TOBACCO PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS' ESCROW ENFORCEMENT ACT OF 2003
SECTION 250.110 VIOLATIONS
Section 250.110 Violations
a) The AGO may investigate conduct that appears to be in violation of the Escrow Act, the Escrow Enforcement Act, or this Part, and may request the assistance of the Department in accordance with its investigatory powers under the Cigarette Tax Act [35 ILCS 130], the Cigarette Use Tax Act [35 ILCS 135], or the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995 [35 ILCS 143].
b) If the AGO determines that a violation has occurred, it shall give written notice to the distributor or the TPM that has committed the violation and shall provide written notice of the violation to the Director. The notice shall include copies of any documents evidencing the violation and a recommendation for revocation or suspension of license pursuant to Section 6 of the Cigarette Tax Act, Section 6 of the Cigarette Use Tax Act, or Section 10-25 of the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995, as appropriate.
c) The AGO may initiate litigation in Circuit Court to enforce the provisions of the Escrow Act, the Escrow Enforcement Act, and this Part, or to seek an injunction to restrain a threatened or actual violation of the Acts or rules. In any such action, the AGO shall be entitled to recover the costs of the investigation, the costs of the litigation, and reasonable attorney fees.
(Source: Amended at 31 Ill. Reg. 12718, effective August 24, 2007)