(5 ILCS 615/16)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5016)
The Department is hereby required to prescribe and publish, for
the information of the public, all reasonable rules and regulations
necessary for carrying out the provisions of this Act, and it may amend or
rescind any rule or regulation promulgated by it under the authority
contained herein: Provided, that no rule or regulation or amendment of the
same or any order rescinding any rule or regulation shall become effective
until after fifteen (15) days from the promulgation of the same by
publication in a newspaper of general circulation published at the State
capital and shall take effect and be in force at times specified therein.
All rules and regulations of the Department and all amendments or
revocations of existing rules and regulations shall be recorded in an
appropriate book or books, shall be adequately indexed and shall be kept in
the office of the Department and shall be and constitute a public record.
Such rules and regulations of the Department shall be printed in pamphlet
form and furnished to the public free of cost.
(Source: Laws 1951, p. 1167.)