(225 ILCS 454/25-21)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
Peer review advisors.
The Department may contract with licensees meeting qualifications established by the Department to serve as peer review advisors for complaints and alleged violations of the Act. A peer review advisor is authorized to investigate and determine the facts of a complaint. The peer review advisor shall, at the direction of the Department, interview witnesses, the complainant and any licensees involved in the alleged matter and make a recommendation as to the findings of fact to the Department. The Department shall have 30 days from receipt of the recommendation to accept, reject or modify the recommended findings of fact. Peer review advisors shall be compensated from the Real Estate Audit Fund at a rate of not to exceed $15,000.00 per advisor annually. A peer review advisor shall not investigate a complaint from a marketplace in which the peer review advisor does business.
(Source: P.A. 96-856, eff. 12-31-09.)