TITLE 26: ELECTIONS
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
PART 125 PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
SECTION 125.110 MOTIONS
Section 125.110 Motions
a) Unless made orally on the record during a hearing, or unless the Hearing Officer directs otherwise, motions shall be in writing and accompanied by any affidavits or other matters relied upon. The original copy of all motions shall be served upon the Hearing Officer and copies shall be served upon all other parties to the proceeding and the General Counsel. In addition, motions may also be submitted by e-mail, if agreed to by all parties.
b) A party may file a response in support of or in opposition to a motion within such time as the Hearing Officer directs. If no response is filed, the parties shall not be deemed to have waived objections to the motion. Service of a response shall be the same as provided in subsection (a).
c) No oral argument will be heard on a motion unless the Hearing Officer directs otherwise.
d) The Hearing Officer shall rule upon all motions, except that he or she shall have no authority to make a recommendation to the Board to dismiss or decide a hearing on the merits, without granting all parties to the proceeding a right to be heard and to establish a record.
e) Unless otherwise ordered by the Board, the filing of a motion shall not stay the proceeding or extend the time for the performance of any act.
f) A party may participate in the proceedings without waiving any jurisdictional objection.
(Source: Amended at 39 Ill. Reg. 8117, effective May 19, 2015)