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20 ILCS 3960/6.2
(20 ILCS 3960/6.2)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2029)
Review of permits; State Board Staff Reports.
Upon receipt of an application for a permit to establish,
construct, or modify a health care facility, the State Board staff
shall notify the applicant in writing within 10
working days either that the application is or is not substantially complete. If the
application is substantially complete, the State Board staff shall
notify the applicant of the beginning of the review process. If the application is not substantially complete, the Board staff shall explain within the 10-day period why the application is incomplete.
The State Board staff shall afford a reasonable amount of time as
established by the State Board, but not to exceed 120 days,
for the review of the application. The 120-day period
begins on the day the application is found to be
substantially complete, as that term is defined by the State
Board. During the 120-day period, the applicant may request
an extension. An applicant may modify the application at any
time before a final administrative decision has been made on the
The State Board staff shall submit its State Board Staff Report
to the State Board for its decision-making regarding approval or denial of the permit.
When an application for a permit is initially reviewed by
State Board staff, as provided in this Section, the State Board shall, upon request by the applicant or an interested person, afford an opportunity for a public hearing within a reasonable amount of time
after receipt of the complete application, but not to exceed
90 days after receipt of the complete application. Notice of the hearing shall be made promptly, not less than 10 days before the hearing, by
certified mail to the applicant and, not less than 10 days before the
hearing, by publication in a newspaper of general circulation
in the area or community to be affected. The hearing shall
be held in the area or community in which the proposed
project is to be located and shall be for the purpose of allowing
the applicant and any interested person to present public
testimony concerning the approval, denial, renewal, or
revocation of the permit. All interested persons attending
the hearing shall be given a reasonable opportunity to present
their views or arguments in writing or orally, and a record
of all of the testimony shall accompany any findings of the State
Board staff. The State Board shall adopt reasonable rules and regulations
governing the procedure and conduct of the hearings.
(Source: P.A. 99-114, eff. 7-23-15; 100-681, eff. 8-3-18