TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER III: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER D: LICENSING ADMINISTRATION
PART 383 LICENSING ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 383.155 FINAL ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION


 

Section 383.155  Final Administrative Decision

 

a)         Making the Final Administrative Decision

The Director shall receive the recommended decision from the Administrative Law Judge and shall agree, disagree, or modify the recommended decision based upon a preponderance of evidence standard.  The Director's decision is the final administrative decision of the Department.  If the decision requires corrective action by the Department, the Director shall appoint a Department staff person who shall be responsible for assuring compliance with the decision.

 

b)         Notice of the Availability of Judicial Review

The Department shall include a notice to the appellant as part of the final administrative decision.  This notice shall include the name of the person responsible for compliance, if applicable, and shall advise the appellant that, under the provisions of the Administrative Review Law [735 ILCS 5/Art. III], the appellant may seek judicial review of the Department's decisions if it is unfavorable to him or her, within the statutory time frame.

 

c)         Who Receives Copies of the Final Administrative Decision

The appellant or authorized representative, the Department or supervising agency licensing representative and licensing supervisor, the Central Office of Licensing, the Department's representative, the Administrative Law Judge, and the Chief Administrative Law Judge shall receive a copy of the final administrative decision.