(225 ILCS 57/150)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2022)
Administrative review; venue.
All final administrative
decisions of the Department are subject to judicial review under the
Administrative Review Law and its rules. The term "administrative decision" is
defined as in Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
Proceedings for judicial review shall be commenced in the circuit court
of the county in which the party applying for relief resides; but if the
party is not a resident of this State, the venue shall be in Sangamon County.
The Department shall not be required to certify any record to the court
or file any answer in court or otherwise appear in any court in a judicial
review proceeding, unless and until the Department has received from the plaintiff payment of the costs of
furnishing and certifying the record, which costs shall be determined by the Department. Failure on the part of the
plaintiff to file a receipt in court shall be grounds for dismissal of the
(Source: P.A. 97-514, eff. 8-23-11.)