(710 ILCS 25/55) (from Ch. 10, par. 251-55)
    Sec. 55. Administrative hearing.
    (a) The Department shall within 10 days of receipt of the Seed Arbitration Council's report and recommendation set a date for an administrative hearing to be held not less than 30 days after receiving the Council's report and recommendation.
    (b) The Department at the administrative hearing shall present the Council's report and recommendation for the record. The purchaser and seller may present any testimony and evidence pertinent to the complaint. The hearing officer shall issue an order within 30 days from the conclusion of the hearing. The hearing officer's decision is the final decision and terminates arbitration.
(Source: P.A. 87-186.)