(225 ILCS 315/19) (from Ch. 111, par. 8119)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
    Sec. 19. Investigation; notice and hearing. The Department may investigate the actions or qualifications of any applicant or person holding or claiming to hold a license. The Department shall, before suspending or revoking, placing on probation, reprimanding, or taking any other disciplinary action under Section 18.1 of this Act, at least 30 days before the date set for the hearing, notify the applicant or licensee in writing of the nature of the charges and that a hearing will be held on the date designated. The written notice may be served by personal delivery or certified or registered mail to the applicant or licensee at the address of record with the Department. The Department shall direct the applicant or licensee to file a written answer with the Department, under oath, within 20 days after the service of the notice, and inform the person that if he or she fails to file an answer, his or her license may be revoked, suspended, placed on probation, reprimanded, or the Department may take any other additional disciplinary action including the issuance of fines, not to exceed $10,000 for each violation, as the Department may consider necessary, without a hearing. At the time and place fixed in the notice, the Board shall proceed to hear the charges and the parties or their counsel. All parties shall be accorded an opportunity to present any statements, testimony, evidence, and arguments as may be pertinent to the charges or to their defense. The Board may continue the hearing from time to time.
(Source: P.A. 96-730, eff. 8-25-09.)