Illinois Compiled Statutes 740 ILCS 57 Drug Dealer Liability Act. Section 20

    (740 ILCS 57/20)

    Sec. 20. Liability for participation in the illegal drug market.

    (a) A person who knowingly participates in the illegal drug market within this State is liable for civil damages as provided in this Act. A person may recover damages under this Act for injury resulting from an individual's use of an illegal drug.

    (b) A law enforcement officer or agency, the State, or a person acting at the direction of a law enforcement officer or agency or the State is not liable for participating in the illegal drug market if the participation is in furtherance of an official investigation.

(Source: P.A. 89-293, eff. 1-1-96.)

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