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(225 ILCS 447/45-55)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2029)
(a) The Department may subpoena and bring before it any
person to take the oral or written testimony or compel the production of any books, papers, records, or any other documents that the Secretary or the Secretary's designee deems relevant or material to any such investigation or hearing conducted by the Department
with the same fees and in the
same manner as prescribed in civil cases in the courts of this State.
(b) Any circuit court, upon the application of the applicant,
licensee, or Department, may order
attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of relevant documents, files, records, books
and papers in connection with any hearing or investigation.
circuit court may compel obedience to its order by proceedings
(c) The Secretary, the hearing officer, any member of the Board, or a certified
shorthand court reporter may administer oaths at any hearing
the Department conducts. Notwithstanding any other statute or
Department rule to the contrary, all requests for testimony,
production of documents or records shall be in
accordance with this Act.
(Source: P.A. 103-309, eff. 1-1-24