(225 ILCS 65/70-105) (was 225 ILCS 65/20-105)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
    Sec. 70-105. Hearing officer. The Secretary shall have the authority to appoint an attorney duly licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois to serve as the hearing officer in any formal action before the Board of Nursing to revoke, suspend, place on probation, reprimand, fine, or take any other disciplinary action against a license. The hearing officer shall have full authority to conduct the formal hearing. The Board shall have the right to have at least one member present at any hearing conducted by such hearing officer. The Board members shall have equal or greater licensing qualifications than those of the licensee being prosecuted. The hearing officer shall report her or his findings and recommendations to the Board within 30 days of the receipt of the record. The Board shall have up to 90 days from receipt of the report to review the report of the hearing officer and present their findings of fact, conclusions of law and recommendations to the Secretary. If the Board fails to present its report within the 90-day period, the Secretary may issue an order based on the report of the hearing officer. However, if the Board does present its report within the specified 90 days, the Secretary's order shall be based upon the report of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 95-639, eff. 10-5-07. Repealed by P.A. 100-513, eff. 1-1-18.)