(225 ILCS 80/26.6)
(from Ch. 111, par. 3926.6)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
Findings of fact, conclusions of law, and recommendations.
the conclusion of the hearing the Board shall
present to the Secretary a written report of its findings of fact,
conclusions of law and recommendations.
The report of findings of fact, conclusions of law and recommendations of
the Board shall be the basis for the Department's order.
If the Secretary disagrees in any
regard with the report of the Board, the Secretary may issue
an order in
contravention thereof. The Secretary
shall specify with
reasons for said action in the final order. The finding is not admissible
in evidence against the person in a criminal prosecution brought for the
violation of this Act, but the hearing and findings are not a bar to a
criminal prosecution brought for the violation of this Act.
At any point in any investigation or disciplinary proceeding provided for in this Act, both parties may agree to a negotiated consent order. The consent order shall be final upon the signature of the Secretary.
(Source: P.A. 99-909, eff. 1-1-17.)