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740 ILCS 185/2

    (740 ILCS 185/2) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9402)
    Sec. 2. Except as provided in Sections 2.5, 2.7, and 7, any party found to have intentionally cut or knowingly caused to be cut any timber or tree, other than a tree or woody plant referenced in the Illinois Exotic Weed Act, which he or she did not have the legal right to cut or cause to be cut shall pay the owner of the timber or tree 3 times its stumpage value.
(Source: P.A. 101-102, eff. 7-19-19.)