(20 ILCS 505/4)
(from Ch. 23, par. 5004)
To make all rules necessary for the execution of its powers.
superintendent of each institution and division of the Department shall
make such special rules as may be needed, subject to the approval of the
Director. The provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act are
hereby expressly adopted and shall apply to all administrative rules and
procedures of the Department of Children and Family Services under this Act,
except that Section 5-35 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act relating
to procedures for rule-making does not apply to the adoption of any rule
required by federal law in connection with which the Department is precluded by
law from exercising any discretion.
(Source: P.A. 88-45.)