TITLE 56: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
SUBCHAPTER a: GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
PART 120 RULES OF PROCEDURE IN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS
SECTION 120.650 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE'S RECOMMENDATIONS
Section 120.650 Administrative Law Judge's Recommendations
a) Where the Director is required by law to be the sole, personal acting officer, the Administrative Law Judge shall, in lieu of decision and order under Section 120.640, make recommendations by way of proposal for decision. The recommendations shall be made upon consideration of the record as a whole or portion of the record as may be supported by competent, material and substantial evidence.
b) The Administrative Law Judge shall forward a copy of his or her proposed findings of fact, opinions and recommendations to each party of record and each party of record shall be allowed 10 days in which to submit exceptions to the findings, opinions, and recommendations of the Administrative Law Judge and to present a brief to the Administrative Law Judge in support of those exceptions.
c) The Administrative Law Judge shall then prepare and submit to the Director or his or her authorized representative a final set of findings, opinions and recommendations that, if a party submitted proposed findings of fact that might control the decision or order, shall include a ruling upon each proposed finding of fact together with the exceptions and briefs filed pursuant to this Section.
d) This Section applies to formal hearings held pursuant to the Environmental Protection Act [415 ILCS 5/52(c)], Private Employment Agency Act [225 ILCS 515], Prevailing Wage Act [820 ILCS 130/11b] and Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act [820 ILCS 180].
(Source: Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 10134, effective June 7, 2011)