(625 ILCS 5/18c-1705)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-1705)
Expedited Enforcement Procedures.
Commission shall, within 60 days from the effective date of this amendatory Act
of 1987, implement expedited administrative enforcement procedures.
(a) Initiation of Administrative Enforcement Proceedings. The
Transportation Division Manager or his designee shall have the power to
issue, or refuse to issue, a notice or citation instituting an
administrative enforcement proceeding.
(b) Settlement of Enforcement Proceedings by Stipulation.
(i) Power to Negotiate Settlements. The
Transportation Division Manager or his designee shall have the power to negotiate and sign proposed settlements of enforcement proceedings by written stipulation.
(ii) Review and Acceptance of Stipulations. The
Commission shall provide for any appropriate and necessary review of proposed settlements within 30 days after a stipulation is signed by the parties. Unless a stipulation is suspended for review by order of the Commission served within 30 calendar days after it was signed by the parties, it shall be deemed accepted by operation of law. A stipulation which has been suspended for review shall likewise be deemed accepted by operation of law unless it is rejected by order of the Commission served within 45 days after it was suspended. A stipulation which is deemed accepted under this sub-paragraph shall become effective and shall be enforceable in the same manner as an order of the Commission.
(iii) Administrative Appeal of Settlements.
Administrative appeal of a stipulation which has been approved by order of the Commission or by operation of law shall be by motion for rehearing or reconsideration in accordance with Section 18c-2110 of this Chapter. The right to administratively appeal a settlement may be waived by written stipulation.
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)