(225 ILCS 25/32)
(from Ch. 111, par. 2332)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
Administrative Review Law; application.
administrative decisions of the Department are subject
to judicial review pursuant to the provisions of the Administrative Review
Law, and the rules adopted pursuant thereto. The term "administrative
decision" is defined as in Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
Proceedings for judicial review shall be commenced in the circuit
court of the county in which the party applying for review resides, but if
the party is not a resident of this State, the venue shall be in
The Department shall not be required to certify any record to the court
or file any answer in court or otherwise appear in any court in a judicial
review proceeding, unless and until the Department has received from the plaintiff payment of the costs of furnishing and certifying the record, which costs shall be determined by the Department. Exhibits shall be certified without cost.
Failure on the part of the plaintiff to file a receipt in court shall
be grounds for dismissal of the action. During the pendency and hearing
of any and all judicial proceedings incident to a disciplinary action
any sanctions imposed upon the respondent by the Department
because of acts or
omissions related to the delivery of direct patient care as specified in the
Department's final administrative decision, shall as a matter of public
policy remain in full force and effect in order to protect the public
pending final resolution of any of the proceedings.
(Source: P.A. 97-1013, eff. 8-17-12