(740 ILCS 120/3) (from Ch. 70, par. 603)
Sec. 3. Any person who (1) sells or transfers an illegal drug to a minor or (2) supplies to a seller or to any other person an illegal drug which ultimately is sold or transferred to a minor, under circumstances where it is reasonably foreseeable that such drug may eventually be sold or transferred to a minor, shall be liable to the parent or legal guardian of the minor to whom such illegal drug is sold or transferred for any damages proximately caused by such sale or transfer. The parent or legal guardian may recover actual damages suffered by the minor, including any costs associated with treatment or rehabilitation of the minor for drug dependency. The parent or legal guardian may also recover actual damages suffered by such parent or legal guardian resulting from the sale or transfer of the illegal drug to the minor, including pain and suffering. In addition, the parent or legal guardian who is awarded actual damages under this Act shall be entitled to punitive damages as determined by the court or the jury as well as attorneys' fees as determined by the court.
(Source: P.A. 84-1041.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015