(620 ILCS 5/57)
(from Ch. 15 1/2, par. 22.57)
Findings; orders; record.
At the conclusion of such hearing, the Department shall make and render
findings concerning the subject matter and facts inquired into and enter
its order based thereon. A copy of such order, certified under the seal of
the Department, shall be served upon all parties thereto, or their
attorneys, which order shall of its own force take effect and become
operative twenty days after the service thereof, except as otherwise
provided therein, and shall continue in force either for a period which may
be designated therein or until changed or abrogated by the Department.
Where an order cannot, in the judgment of the Department, be complied with
within twenty days, the Department may prescribe such additional time as in
its judgment is reasonably necessary to comply with the order, and may upon
application and for good cause shown extend the time for compliance fixed
in its order. A full and complete record shall be preserved according to
rule of all
proceedings had before the Department or any officer thereof, or any
employee thereof designated by it for the purpose of conducting any
hearing, on any formal hearing had and all testimony shall be recorded by the
Department in a manner determined to be
reliable and appropriate, and the parties shall be
entitled to be heard in person or by attorney.
(Source: P.A. 90-6, eff. 6-3-97.)