(225 ILCS 70/25)
(from Ch. 111, par. 3675)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Administrative review; certification of record.
(a) All final
administrative decisions of the
Department are subject to judicial review pursuant to the Administrative Review
Law and all rules adopted pursuant thereto. The term "administrative decision" is
defined as in Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
(b) Proceedings for judicial review shall be commenced
in the circuit court of the county in which the party
applying for review resides; but if the party is not a
resident of this State, the venue shall be in Sangamon County.
(c) The Department shall not be required to certify any
record to the court or file any answer in court or to 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 action. During the pendency
and hearing of any and all judicial proceedings incident to
a disciplinary action the sanctions imposed upon the
accused by the Department shall remain in full force and effect.
(Source: P.A. 100-675, eff. 8-3-18.)