(735 ILCS 5/2-1004A)
(from Ch. 110, par. 2-1004A)
Decision and Award.
Following an arbitration hearing as
prescribed by rule, the arbitrators' decision shall be filed with the
circuit court, together with proof of service on the parties. Within the
time prescribed by rule, any party to the proceeding may file with the
clerk of the court a written notice of the rejection of the award. In case
of such rejection, the parties may, upon payment of appropriate costs and
fees imposed by Supreme Court Rule as a consequence of the rejection,
proceed to trial before a judge or jury. Costs and fees received by the
clerk of the circuit court pursuant to this Section shall be remitted
within one month after receipt to the State Treasurer for deposit into the
Mandatory Arbitration Fund.
(Source: P.A. 85-408; 85-1007.)