(410 ILCS 18/85)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2021)
Subpoenas; depositions; oaths.
The Comptroller has the power to subpoena documents, books, records or other materials and to bring before it any person and to take testimony either orally or by deposition, or both, with the same fees and mileage and in the same manner as prescribed in civil cases in the courts of this State. The Comptroller, the designated hearing officer, or any qualified person the Comptroller may designate has the power to administer oaths to witnesses at any hearing that the Comptroller is authorized to conduct, and any other oaths authorized in any Act administered by the Comptroller.
Every person having taken an oath or affirmation in any proceeding or matter wherein an oath is required by this Act, who shall swear willfully, corruptly and falsely in a matter material to the issue or point in question, or shall suborn any other person to swear as aforesaid, shall be guilty of perjury or subornation of perjury, as the case may be and shall be punished as provided by State law relative to perjury and subornation of perjury.
(Source: P.A. 96-863, eff. 3-1-12; 97-679, eff. 2-6-12.)