2019 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 430 - PUBLIC SAFETY
430 ILCS 110/ - Eyeglass Frame and Lens Act.

(430 ILCS 110/0.01) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 344)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Eyeglass Frame and Lens Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

(430 ILCS 110/1) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 345)
Sec. 1. No person shall distribute or sell any eyeglasses or sunglasses unless the eyeglasses or sunglasses are fitted with impact resistant lenses, except in those cases where the physician or optometrist, having found that such lenses will not fulfill the visual requirements of the particular patient, directs in writing the use of other lenses and gives written notification thereof to the patient. Before they are mounted in frames, all lenses shall be capable of withstanding an impact test of a 5/8 inch steel ball dropped 50 inches. This test is to be conducted at room temperature with the lens supported by a plastic tube (one inch inside diameter and 1 1/4 inches outside diameter) with a 1/8 inch x 1/8 inch neoprene gasket on the top edge.
(Source: P.A. 79-925.)

(430 ILCS 110/2) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 346)
Sec. 2. No person shall distribute, sell or have in his possession with intent to distribute or sell, any eyeglass frame or sunglass frame containing any form of cellulose nitrate or other highly flammable materials. The manufacturing optician shall inspect the finished eyewear and certify in writing to the consumer that the provisions of this Act have been complied with.
(Source: P.A. 78-931.)

(430 ILCS 110/3) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 347)
Sec. 3. Any person who violates Section 1 or Section 2 of this Act is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor for the first offense, and a Class A misdemeanor for any subsequent offenses.
(Source: P.A. 78-931.)

(430 ILCS 110/4) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 348)
Sec. 4. The Illinois Department of Public Health shall adopt rules and regulations for the administration of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 78-931.)

(430 ILCS 110/5) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 348.1)
Sec. 5. The Director is authorized to conduct examinations, inspections, and investigations for the purposes of this Act through officers and employees of the Department.
For purposes of enforcement of this Act, officers or employees duly designated by the Director, upon presenting appropriate credentials to the owner, operator or agent in charge are authorized: to enter, at reasonable times, any factory, warehouse, or establishment in which lenses or frames are manufactured, processed, packed, or held for introduction into commerce or are held after such introduction, or to enter any vehicle being used to transport or hold such lenses or frames in commerce; to inspect, at reasonable times and within reasonable limits and in a reasonable manner, such factory, warehouse, establishment, or vehicle, and all pertinent equipment, finished and unfinished materials; and to obtain samples of such materials or packages thereof.
If the officer or employee obtains any sample, prior to leaving the premises, he shall give to the owner, operator, or agent in charge a receipt describing the samples obtained. If an analysis is made of such sample, a copy of the results of such analysis shall be furnished promptly to the owner, operator, or agent in charge.
(Source: P.A. 79-925.)

(430 ILCS 110/6) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 348.2)
Sec. 6. Carriers engaged in commerce and persons receiving lenses and frames in commerce or holding such products so received, shall upon the request of an officer or employee duly designated by the Director permit such officer or employee, at reasonable times, to have access to and to copy all records showing movement in commerce of lenses or frames or the holding thereof during or after such movement, and the quantity, shipper and consignee thereof and it is unlawful for any such carrier or person to fail to permit access to and copying of any such records so requested when such request is accompanied by a statement in writing specifying the nature of the information requested; provided, that evidence obtained under this Section shall not be used in a criminal prosecution of the person from whom obtained and carriers shall not be subject to the other provisions of this Act by reason of their receipt, carriage, holding or delivery of lenses or frames in the usual course of business as carriers.
(Source: P.A. 79-925.)

(430 ILCS 110/7) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 348.3)
Sec. 7. A. When the Director or an authorized agent of the Director finds or has probable cause to believe that lenses or frames are not in compliance with the provisions of this Act, he or she shall affix to such article a tag or other appropriate marking giving notice that the article is or is suspected of being such a substance and has been detained or embargoed and warning all persons not to remove or dispose of such article by sale or otherwise until permission for removal or disposal is given by such agent or the court. It is unlawful for any person to remove or dispose of such detained or embargoed article by sale or otherwise without permission.
B. When an article detained or embargoed under subsection (A) of this Section is found by such agent not to be in compliance with the provisions of this Act, he or she shall file a complaint in the circuit court in the county where the article is detained or embargoed for an order of condemnation of such article. When such agent finds that an article so detained or embargoed is in compliance with the provisions of this Act, he or she shall remove the tag or marking.
(Source: P.A. 83-346.)

(430 ILCS 110/8) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 348.4)
Sec. 8. If it shall appear from examination, inspection or evidence that any of the provisions of this Act are being violated, the Department may cause notice of such violations to be given to such violator in writing at least 10 days prior to the date set for hearing. Such notice may be served by delivery thereof personally to such violator, or by mailing it by certified mail to such violator at his last known address. At the time and place fixed in the notice, the Department shall proceed to hearing on the charges and such violator shall be accorded ample opportunity to present in person or by counsel such statements, testimony, evidence and argument as may be pertinent to the charges or to any defense thereto.
(Source: P.A. 79-925.)

(430 ILCS 110/9) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 348.5)
Sec. 9. The Department has power to subpoena and bring before it any person in this State and to take testimony, either orally or by deposition, or both, with the same fees and mileage payable to such persons as prescribed by law in civil cases in this State.
(Source: P.A. 79-925.)

(430 ILCS 110/10) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 348.6)
Sec. 10. The Director or Hearing Officer shall cause a record of the hearings to be kept and shall provide any party to the hearing a transcript of the evidence presented upon payment of the cost thereof.
The Department shall make a report of its findings and recommendations. A copy of the report shall be served upon the person charged with violation, either personally or by certified mail, as provided for service of notice.
(Source: P.A. 79-925.)

(430 ILCS 110/11) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 348.7)
Sec. 11. Any final decision, order or determination rendered by the department affecting the legal rights, duties or privileges of any party shall be subject to judicial review pursuant to the provisions of the Administrative Review Law, and all amendments and modifications thereof, and the rules adopted pursuant thereto.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)

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