2010 Illinois Code
CHAPTER 720 CRIMINAL OFFENSES
720 ILCS 325/ Insurance Claims for Excessive Charges Act.

    (720 ILCS 325/1) (from Ch. 73, par. 1701)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Insurance Claims For Excessive Charges Act.
(Source: P.A. 87‑327.)

    (720 ILCS 325/5) (from Ch. 73, par. 1705)
    Sec. 5. Prohibitions.
    (a) A person who sells goods or services commits an offense if:
        (1) the person advertises or promises to provide the
     good or service and to pay:
            (A) all or part of any applicable insurance
         deductible; or
            (B) a rebate in an amount equal to all or part
         of any applicable insurance deductible;
        (2) the good or service is paid for by the consumer
     from proceeds of a property or casualty insurance policy; and
        (3) the person knowingly charges an amount for the
     good or service that exceeds the usual and customary charge by the person for the good or service by an amount equal to or greater than all or part of the applicable insurance deductible paid by the person to an insurer on behalf of an insured or remitted to an insured by the person as a rebate.
    (b) A person who is insured under a property or casualty insurance policy commits an offense if the person:
        (1) submits a claim under the policy based on
     charges that are in violation of subsection (a) of this Section; or
        (2) knowingly allows a claim in violation of
     subsection (a) of this Section to be submitted, unless the person promptly notifies the insurer of the excessive charges.
(Source: P.A. 87‑327.)

    (720 ILCS 325/10) (from Ch. 73, par. 1710)
    Sec. 10. Penalty. A person who violates this Act is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 87‑327.)

    (720 ILCS 325/15) (from Ch. 73, par. 1715)
    Sec. 15. Effective date. This Act takes effect January 1, 1992.
(Source: P.A. 87‑327.)

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Illinois may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.