TITLE 32: ENERGY
CHAPTER II: ILLINOIS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
SUBCHAPTER a: ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING RULES
PART 200 ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS
SECTION 200.20 APPEARANCE RIGHT TO COUNSEL
Section 200.20 Appearance – Right to Counsel
a) The Agency shall allow only attorneys licensed and registered to practice in this State to appear before it in administrative hearings, except that a natural person may appear on his or her own behalf. [420 ILCS 40/18]
b) Each party to a proceeding before the Agency shall inform the Agency in writing of the name and address to which any notice or other document should be served. Attorneys representing a party must enter an appearance prior to the hearing.
c) All persons appearing in proceedings before the Agency shall conform to the standards of conduct of attorneys before the courts of the State of Illinois (RPC Rule 3.3). If a person fails to conform to these standards, and the failure delays or disrupts the proceeding, the Agency or the hearing officer shall have the authority to prohibit that person from appearing in the proceeding.
(Source: Amended at 33 Ill. Reg. 14137, effective September 28, 2009)