2010 Illinois Code
720 ILCS 230/ Business Use of Military Terms Act.

    (720 ILCS 230/0.01) (from Ch. 96, par. 8m)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Business Use of Military Terms Act.
(Source: P.A. 86‑1324.)

    (720 ILCS 230/1) (from Ch. 96, par. 9)
    Sec. 1. It is unlawful for any person, concern, firm or corporation to use in the name, or description of the name, of any privately operated mercantile establishment which may or may not be engaged principally in the buying and selling of equipment or materials of the Government of the United States or any of its departments, agencies or military services, the terms "Army", "Navy", "Marine", "Coast Guard", "Government", "GI", "PX" or any terms denoting a branch of the government, either independently or in connection or conjunction with any other word or words, letter or insignia which import or imply that the products so described are or were made for the United States government or in accordance with government specifications or requirements, or of government materials, or that such products have been disposed of by the United States government as surplus or rejected stock.
(Source: Laws 1945, p. 694.)

    (720 ILCS 230/2) (from Ch. 96, par. 10)
    Sec. 2.
    Any person, concern, firm or corporation violating the provisions of this act is guilty of a petty offense and shall be fined not less than $25.00 nor more than $500 for the first conviction, and not less than $500 or more than $1000 for each subsequent conviction.
(Source: P. A. 77‑2543.)

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