(765 ILCS 86/15-25)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
Subpoenas; attendance of witnesses; oaths.
(a) The Department has the power to issue subpoenas ad
testificandum and to bring before it any persons, and to take testimony either
orally or by deposition, or both, with the same fees and mileage and in the
manner as prescribed in civil cases in the courts of this State. The Department has the power to issue subpoenas duces tecum and to bring
it any documents, papers, files, books, and records, with the same costs and in
same manner as prescribed in civil cases in the courts of this State.
(b) Upon application of the Department or its designee
of the applicant, registrant, or person holding a certificate of registration
whom proceedings under this Act are pending, any circuit court may enter an
order compelling the enforcement of any subpoena issued by the Department in connection with any hearing or investigation.
(c) The Secretary and the designated administrative law judge have power
to administer oaths to witnesses at any hearing that the Department is authorized to conduct under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-855, eff. 12-31-09.)