§ 4-4. Each local liquor control commissioner shall also have the following powers, functions,
and duties with respect to licenses, other than licenses to manufacturers, importing
distributors, distributors, foreign importers, non-resident dealers, non-beverage
users, brokers, railroads, airplanes, and boats:
1. To grant or suspend for not more than 30 days or revoke for cause all local licenses
issued to persons for premises within his jurisdiction;
2. To enter or to authorize any law enforcing officer to enter at any time upon any
premises licensed hereunder to determine whether any of the provisions of this Act
or any rules or regulations adopted by him or by the State Commission have been or
are being violated, and at such time to examine said premises of said licensee in
3. To notify the Secretary of State where a club incorporated under the General Not
for Profit Corporation Act of 1986 1 or a foreign corporation functioning as a club in this State under a certificate
of authority issued under that Act has violated this Act by selling or offering for
sale at retail alcoholic liquors without a retailer's license;
4. To receive a complaint from any citizen within his jurisdiction that any of the
provisions of this Act, or any rules or regulations adopted pursuant hereto, have
been or are being violated and to act upon the complaint in the manner hereinafter
5. To receive local license fees and pay the same forthwith to the city, village,
town, or county treasurer, as the case may be.
Each local liquor commissioner also has the duty to notify the Secretary of State
of any convictions or dispositions of court supervision for a violation of Section
6-20 of this Act or a similar provision of a local ordinance.
In counties and municipalities, the local liquor control commissioners shall also
have the power to levy fines in accordance with Section 7-5 of this Act.
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