(210 ILCS 45/3-704)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-704)
A request for a hearing by aggrieved persons shall be
taken to the Department as follows:
(a) Upon the receipt of a request in writing for a hearing, the
Director or a person designated in writing by the Director to act as a
hearing officer shall conduct a hearing to review the decision.
(b) Before the hearing is held notice of the hearing shall be sent
by the Department to the person making the request for the hearing and
to the person making the decision which is being reviewed. In the
notice the Department shall specify the date, time and place of the
hearing which shall be held not less than 10 days after the notice is
mailed or delivered. The notice shall designate the decision being
reviewed. The notice may be served by delivering it personally to the
parties or their representatives or by mailing it by certified
mail to the parties' addresses.
(c) The Department shall commence the hearing within 30 days of the
receipt of request for hearing. The hearing shall proceed as
expeditiously as practicable, but in all cases shall conclude within 90
days of commencement.
(Source: P.A. 85-1183.)