Illinois. Statutory Language

Illinois Statute 16-43
740 ILL. COMP. STAT. §§ 10/1 to 10/12
§ 10/1. Short title
This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Illinois Antitrust Act.
§ 10/2. Purpose
The purpose of this Act is to promote the unhampered growth of commerce and
industry throughout the State by prohibiting restraints of trade which are secured
through monopolistic or oligarchic practices and which act or tend to act to decrease
competition between and among persons engaged in commerce and trade, whether in
manufacturing, distribution, financing, and service industries or in related for-profit
§ 10/3. Violations – enumeration
Every person shall be deemed to have committed a violation of this Act who
(1) Make any contract with, or engage in any combination or conspiracy with,
any other person who is, or but for a prior agreement would be, a competitor of such
a. for the purpose or with the effect of fixing, controlling, or
maintaining the price or rate charged for any commodity sold or bought by the
parties thereto, or the fee charged or paid for any service performed or received by
the parties thereto;
b. fixing, controlling, maintaining, limiting, or discontinuing the
production, manufacture, mining, sale or supply of any commodity, or the sale or
supply of any service, for the purpose or with the effect stated in paragraph a. of
subsection (1);
c. allocating or dividing customers, territories, supplies, sales, or
markets, functional or geographical, for any commodity or service; or
(2) By contract, combination, or conspiracy with one or more other persons
unreasonably restrain trade or commerce; or
(3) Establish, maintain, use, or attempt to acquire monopoly power over any
substantial part of trade or commerce of this State for the purpose of excluding
competition or of controlling, fixing, or maintaining prices in such trade or
commerce; or
(4) Lease or make a sale or contract for sale of goods, wares, merchandise,
machinery, supplies, or other commodities, or services (including master antenna
television service), whether patented or unpatented, for use, consumption, enjoyment,

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