(35 ILCS 130/9f)
    Sec. 9f. Manufacturer representatives; reports. Every manufacturer with authority to maintain manufacturer representatives as defined by Section 4f of this Act shall, on or before the 15th day of each calendar month, file a report with the Department, showing the quantity of cigarettes purchased from licensed distributors during the preceding calendar month, either within or outside this State, and the quantity of cigarettes sold to retailers or otherwise disposed of during the preceding calendar month. Such reports shall be filed in the form prescribed by the Department and shall contain such other information as the Department may reasonably require. The report shall be filed electronically and be accompanied by appropriate computer generated magnetic media supporting schedule data in the format required by the Department, unless, as provided by rule, the Department grants an exception upon petition of a manufacturer with authority to maintain manufacturer representatives in this State.
    A certification by the Director of the Department that a report has not been filed, or that information has not been supplied pursuant to the provisions of this Act, shall be prima facie evidence thereof.
(Source: P.A. 97-587, eff. 8-26-11.)