(225 ILCS 120/110)
(from Ch. 111, par. 8301-110)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2023)
Hearing officers; appointment.
Notwithstanding any other
provision of this Act, the Director shall have the authority to appoint
any attorney duly licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois to
serve as the hearing officer in any action before the Board for refusal to
issue or renew a license, or the discipline of a licensee. The Director
shall notify the Board of any such appointment. The hearing officer shall
have full authority to conduct the hearing. There shall be present at
least one member of the Board at any such hearing. The hearing officer
shall report his findings of fact, conclusions of law, and recommendations
to the Board and the Director. The Board shall have 60 days from receipt
of the report to review the report of the hearing officer and present its
findings of fact, conclusions of law, and recommendations to the Director.
If the Board fails to present its report within the 60 day period, the
Director may issue an order based on report of the hearing officer.
However, if the Board does present its report within the specified 60 days,
the Director's order shall be based upon the report of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 87-594