Gov. J.B. Pritzker has filed an emergency rule to punish businesses that open to customers in defiance of his illegal lock-down orders. Violators could be charged with a Class A misdemeanor, which is a fine between $75 and $2,500.
Additionally, this emergency rule extends the governor’s emergency authority from 30 days to 150 days.
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