Illinois Statutes Chapter 625. Vehicles §-5101.Unlawful Activities

§ 18c-5101.  Unlawful Activities.  It shall be unlawful for any person:

(1) To act as a broker without a license in good standing issued to it by the Commission;

(2) To act as a broker in violation of any provision of this Chapter, Commission regulations and orders, or any other law of this state;

(3) To act as a broker of any shipment which the person owns or in which the person has a beneficial interest;

(4) To act as a broker of any shipment over which the person is able to exercise control because the person acting as a broker owns or controls the shipper, the shipper owns or controls the person acting as a broker, or there is a common ownership or control of the two;

(5) Which is also a broker to act or represent itself as a shipper in dealing with a common or contract carrier of property by motor vehicle;

(6) To act as a broker in connection with transportation by a person other than an authorized common or contract carrier of property by motor vehicle, unless the carrier does not require authorization to transport the shipment;

(7) To act as a broker in connection with transportation at other than lawfully applicable rates for the motor carrier service;

(8) To act as a broker in any name other than that which appears on its Commission license;

(9) To act as a broker without fully disclosing its brokering status;

(10) To provide transportation service with regard to freight for which it was the broker;

(11) To receive any compensation for brokering services other than a fee assessed to the shipper or, alternatively, to the carrier, in addition to freight charges at lawfully applicable rates for the motor carrier service;

(12) To advertise, offer, or give anything of value to a shipper, consignor, or consignee, other than inexpensive promotional items;  or

(13) Act as a broker of household goods.


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