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(205 ILCS 660/10)
(from Ch. 17, par. 5223)
Denial, revocation, fine, or suspension of license.
(a) The Director may revoke or suspend a license or fine a
licensee if the licensee violates
any provisions of this Act.
(b) In every case in which a license is revoked or suspended, a licensee
is fined, or an
application for a license or renewal of a license is denied, the Director shall
serve notice of his or her action, including a statement of the reasons for the
either personally or by certified mail, return receipt requested. Service by
certified mail shall be deemed completed when the notice is deposited in the
(c) An order revoking or suspending a license or an order denying renewal of
a license shall take effect upon service of the order, unless the licensee
requests, in writing, within 10 days after the date of service, a hearing. In
the event a hearing is requested, the order shall be stayed until a final
administrative order is entered.
(d) If the licensee requests a hearing, the Director shall schedule a
hearing within 30 days after the request for a hearing unless otherwise agreed
to by the parties.
(e) The hearing shall be held at the time and place designated by the
Director. The Director and any administrative law judge designated by him or
her shall have the power to administer oaths and affirmations, subpoena
witnesses and compel their attendance, take evidence, and require the
production of books, papers, correspondence, and other records or information
that he or she considers relevant or material to the inquiry.
(f) The costs for the administrative hearing shall be set by rule.
(g) The Director shall have the authority to prescribe rules for the
administration of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 92-398, eff. 1-1-02.)