(225 ILCS 65/80-25)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Unlicensed practice; violation; civil penalty.
(a) In addition to any other penalty provided by law, any person who practices, offers to
practice, attempts to practice, or holds oneself out to practice as a medication aide without being
licensed under this Act shall, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, pay a civil penalty
to the Department in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for each offense as determined by the
Department. The civil penalty shall be assessed by the Department after a hearing is held in
accordance with the provisions set forth in this Act regarding the provision of a hearing for the
discipline of a licensee.
(b) The Department has the authority and power to investigate any and all unlicensed activity.
(c) The civil penalty shall be paid within 60 days after the effective date of the order imposing
the civil penalty. The order shall constitute a judgment and may be filed and execution had
thereon in the same manner as any judgment from any court of record.
(Source: P.A. 98-990, eff. 8-18-14