Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process.
Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public
soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the
Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes,
statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect.
If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has
not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already
been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes
made to the current law.
(5 ILCS 100/10-50)
(from Ch. 127, par. 1010-50)
Decisions and orders.
(a) A final decision or order adverse to a party (other than the agency)
in a contested case shall be in writing or stated in the record. A final
decision shall include findings of fact and conclusions of law, separately
stated. Findings of fact, if set forth in statutory language, shall be
accompanied by a concise and explicit statement of the underlying facts
supporting the findings. If, in accordance with agency rules, a party
submitted proposed findings of fact, the decision shall include a ruling
upon each proposed finding. Parties or their agents appointed to receive
service of process shall be notified either personally, by registered or
certified mail, by email as provided by Section 10-75, or as otherwise provided by law. Upon request a copy of the
decision or order shall be delivered or mailed forthwith to each party and
to his attorney of record.
(b) All agency orders shall specify whether they are final and subject
to the Administrative Review Law. Every final order shall contain a list of all parties of record to the case including the name and address of the agency or officer entering the order and the addresses of each party as known to the agency where the parties may be served with pleadings, notices, or service of process for any review or further proceedings. Every final order shall also state whether the rules of the agency require any motion or request for reconsideration and cite the rule for the requirement. The changes made by this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly apply to all actions filed under the Administrative Review Law on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly.
(c) A decision by any agency in a contested case under this Act shall be
void unless the proceedings are conducted in compliance with the provisions
of this Act relating to contested cases, except to the extent those provisions
are waived under Section 10-70 and except to the extent the
agency has adopted its own rules for contested cases as authorized in Section
(Source: P.A. 100-212, eff. 8-18-17; 100-880, eff. 1-1-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)