Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Mobile Home Park Act. Provides that the funds received under the Act shall be deposited into the Facility Licensing Fund, and provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used for the enforcement of the Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health may impose an administrative monetary penalty against a person who operates a mobile home park in violation of the Act or the Department's rules. Provides that the Department must provide written notification of the alleged violation and allow a minimum of 10 days for correction before imposing the administrative monetary penalty. Also requires the Department to provide an opportunity for a hearing. Authorizes the Attorney General to bring an action to enforce the collection of an administrative monetary penalty. Provides that administrative monetary penalties shall be deposited into the Facility Licensing Fund. Effective immediately.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Provides that an administrative monetary penalty imposed by the Department of Public Health may not exceed $3,000 per day.
Fiscal Note (S-AM 1 & 2) (Dept. of Public Health)
Minimal fiscal impact on the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Fiscal Note (Dept. of Revenue)
The Department of Revenue does not know how many administrative monetary penalties would be assessed as a result of SB 553 nor the amount of the penalties that the Department of Public Health will set. The Department of Revenue also does not know the amount of expenses the Department of Public Health would incur to provide written notification of alleged violations or to provide hearings.