(65 ILCS 5/1-2.2-40)
Qualifications of hearing officers.
Prior to conducting
proceedings under this
Division, hearing officers shall successfully complete a formal training
program that includes the
(1) instruction on the rules of procedure of the hearing that they will
(2) orientation to each subject area of the code violations that they will
(3) observation of administrative hearings; and
(4) participation in hypothetical cases, including rules on evidence and
issuing final orders.
In addition, every hearing officer must be an attorney licensed to practice
in the State of
Illinois for at least 3 years.
(Source: P.A. 90-777, eff. 1-1-99.)