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(240 ILCS 10/12)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 130)
It is unlawful for any person, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company, or
corporation to hold himself, themselves, or itself out as a warehouseman or
advertise for, or solicit business as a warehouseman without first
complying with this Act; or advertising as being an insured warehouse
unless the insurance is for the benefit of the depositor against fire or
other casualties; or to use any stationery, cards, signs or other
advertisements of a false, fraudulent, deceptive or misleading nature; or
use the word storage, in any way, in connection with the business unless
engaged in the storage business and licensed as a warehouse operator under
A personal property warehouseman has authority to use the services of
warehouse representatives or warehouse brokers in Illinois provided the
names and addresses of such warehouse representatives or warehouse brokers
are listed on the license application of the personal property
No person shall set himself out to be a warehouse representative or a
warehouse broker, or do business as such, without first being so listed by
a duly licensed warehouseman. A warehouseman may, by giving written notice
in duplicate to the Commission, amend his license application at any time
to add or delete the name or names of warehouse representatives or
warehouse brokers retained by him.
(Source: P.A. 96-515, eff. 1-1-10.)