(225 ILCS 105/17.10)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
Administrative review; venue.
(a) All final administrative decisions of the Department are subject to
judicial review under the
Administrative Review Law and its rules. 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 relief resides, but if the party is not a resident
of Illinois, 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 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.
(Source: P.A. 97-119, eff. 7-14-11