(225 ILCS 130/165)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2029)
    Sec. 165. Civil penalties.
    (a) In addition to any other penalty provided by law, a person who violates Section 35 of this Act shall 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.
    (b) The Department has the authority and power to investigate any and all unregistered activity.
    (c) The civil penalty assessed under this Act 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 on the judgment in the same manner as a judgment from a court of record.
(Source: P.A. 98-364, eff. 12-31-13.)