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(5 ILCS 100/10-25)
(from Ch. 127, par. 1010-25)
Contested cases; notice; hearing.
(a) In a contested case, all parties shall be afforded an opportunity for
a hearing after reasonable notice. The notice shall be served personally,
by certified or registered mail, email as provided by Section 10-75, or as otherwise provided by law upon the
parties or their agents appointed to receive service of process and shall
include the following:
(1) A statement of the time, place, and nature of the
(2) A statement of the legal authority and
jurisdiction under which the hearing is to be held.
(3) A reference to the particular Sections of the
substantive and procedural statutes and rules involved.
(4) Except where a more detailed statement is
otherwise provided for by law, a short and plain statement of the matters asserted, the consequences of a failure to respond, and the official file or other reference number.
(5) To the extent such information is available, the
names, phone numbers, email addresses, and mailing addresses of the administrative law judge, or designated agency contact, parties, and all other persons to whom the agency gives notice of the hearing unless otherwise confidential by law.
(b) An opportunity shall be afforded all parties to be represented by
legal counsel and to respond and present evidence and argument.
(c) Unless precluded by law, disposition may be made of any contested
case by stipulation, agreed settlement, consent order, or default.
(Source: P.A. 100-880, eff. 1-1-19