Agency authority in case of immediate threat to health.Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, whenever the Agency finds that a condition exists that constitutes an immediate threat to the public health or safety, the Agency is authorized to do all of the following:
     (a) Enter onto public or private property and take possession of or require the immediate cessation of use of laser systems that pose an immediate threat to health or safety.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 420 ILCS 56/45

  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.

     (b) Enter an order for abatement of a violation of a provision of this Act or a rule adopted or an order issued under this Act that requires immediate action to protect the public health or safety. The order shall recite the existence of the immediate threat and the findings of the Agency pertaining to the threat. The order shall direct a response that the Agency determines appropriate under the circumstances, including but not limited to all of the following:
         (1) Discontinuance of the violation.
         (2) Rendering the laser system inoperable.
         (3) Impounding of a laser system possessed by a
person engaging in the violation.
    Such order shall be effective immediately but shall include notice of the time and place of a public hearing before the Agency to be held within 30 days of the date of the order to assure the justification of the order. On the basis of the public hearing, the Agency shall continue its order in effect, revoke it, or modify it. Any party affected by an order of the Agency shall have the right to waive the public hearing proceedings.
     (c) Direct the Attorney General to obtain an injunction against a person responsible for causing or allowing the continuance of the immediate threat to health or safety.