(35 ILCS 200/20-80)
Failure of township collector to make final settlement.
township collector fails to appear and make final settlement, or pay over the
amount in his or her hands, when required in this Code, the county collector
shall forthwith cause the bond of the collector to be put in suit, and recovery
may be had thereon for the sum due, for all taxes and special assessments, plus
25% thereon as damages, with costs of suit.
(Source: Laws 1939, p. 886; P.A. 88-455.)