TITLE 11: ALCOHOL, HORSE RACING, LOTTERY, AND VIDEO GAMING
SUBTITLE B: HORSE RACING
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS RACING BOARD
SUBCHAPTER a: GENERAL RULES
PART 205 PROCEDURES FOR LICENSE HEARINGS
SECTION 205.80 PRE-HEARING CONFERENCE
Section 205.80 Pre-Hearing Conference
a) Upon written notice by the Board or its duly appointed hearing officer, the parties may be directed to appear at a specified date, time and place for a conference for the purposes of considering an agreement among applicants as to the award of racing dates (see 230 ILCS 5/21(b)).
b) If an agreed dates schedule is not reached, the Board or the hearing officer shall enter an order addressing preliminary matters, including but not limited to:
1) stipulation to matters not in dispute;
2) procedural matters at the hearing;
3) order of witnesses;
4) deadline for mutual exchange between applicants of the same breed of prepared testimony or exhibits and applications;
5) scheduling of pre-hearing motions; and
6) any other matters to facilitate expeditious conduct of the License Hearing and disposition of the proceeding.
c) The Board or hearing officer shall rule on pre-hearing motions in writing prior to the License Hearing.
d) The pre-hearing conference may be adjourned and continued to a date selected by the Board or the hearing officer prior to the License Hearing.
e) Pre-hearing conferences under this Section shall be open to the public, notice shall be given in the same manner as notice is given of meetings of the Board, and a transcript shall be kept and shall become a part of the record in the proceeding.
f) Under no circumstance shall offers of settlement, offers of agreement, concessions or statements made at the pre-hearing conference be admissible in evidence for any purpose at the License Hearing.
(Source: Amended at 29 Ill. Reg. 20033, effective November 28, 2005)