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    (775 ILCS 15/1) (from Ch. 29, par. 91)
    Sec. 1. This Act may be cited as the Illinois Blacklist Trade Law.
(Source: P.A. 86‑1475.)

    (775 ILCS 15/2) (from Ch. 29, par. 92)
    Sec. 2. Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following terms have the meanings ascribed to them herein:
    (a) "financial institution" means any State‑chartered bank, trust company, savings and loan association, building and loan association, mortgage lending firm, or other similar institution;
    (b) "governmental agency" means the State of Illinois and each of its instrumentalities and the political subdivisions of the State and each of their instrumentalities;
    (c) "person" means a natural person, corporation, partnership, association or other entity; and
    (d) "shipping company" means a person who or which is engaged in the business of transporting passengers or goods from one point to another for valuable consideration.
(Source: P.A. 79‑964.)

    (775 ILCS 15/3) (from Ch. 29, par. 93)
    Sec. 3. No financial institution, governmental agency, or shipping company shall enter into any contract of whatever nature which contains any provision which discriminates or appears to discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, creed, national ancestry or sex or on ethnic or religious grounds, or of any connection between that person and any other entity.
(Source: P.A. 79‑964.)

    (775 ILCS 15/4) (from Ch. 29, par. 94)
    Sec. 4. No financial institution shall accept any letter of credit or any other document which evidences the transfer of funds or of credit which contains any provision which discriminates or appears to discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, creed, national ancestry or sex or on ethnic or religious grounds, or of any connection between that person and any other entity.
(Source: P.A. 79‑964.)

    (775 ILCS 15/5) (from Ch. 29, par. 95)
    Sec. 5. No contract or other agreement entered into or sought to be enforced in this State shall be valid if it contains any provision which discriminates or appears to discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, creed, national ancestry or sex or on ethnic or religious grounds, or of any connection between that person and any other entity. Such provisions are declared to be void as being against public policy.
(Source: P.A. 79‑964.)

    (775 ILCS 15/6) (from Ch. 29, par. 96)
    Sec. 6. If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of this Act which can be given effect without the invalid application or provision, and to this end the provisions of this Act are declared to be severable.
(Source: P.A. 79‑964.)