TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1285 MEDICAL PRACTICE ACT OF 1987
SECTION 1285.225 CONSENT ORDERS
Section 1285.225 Consent Orders
a) In the event that action is taken by the Chief of Medical Prosecutions to recommend that a consent order be entered into, every reasonable effort shall be made to forward the consent order within 15 days to the respondent. The respondent shall sign and return the consent order to the Division within 30 days. If the respondent does not return the consent order within 30 days, it shall be presumed that the respondent does not wish to enter into the consent order.
b) The consent order may include, but not be limited to, the following:
1) Disciplinary Actions
2) Non-Disciplinary Actions
A) Remedial continuing medical education
B) Referral to treatment
C) Administrative warning
c) Disciplinary Board Action
1) Upon receipt of the properly executed proposed consent order, the Disciplinary Board shall make every reasonable effort to take action on the consent order at the next scheduled Disciplinary Board meeting (but in no event later than 120 days after receipt of the executed consent order) either to:
A) Sign the consent order; or
B) Reject the consent order with or without recommendations.
2) A copy of any consent order signed by the Disciplinary Board shall be sent to the Director for action within 10 days.
d) Director Action
1) Upon receipt of the properly executed proposed consent order, the Director shall make every reasonable effort to take one of the following actions on the consent order within 15 days:
A) Sign the consent order;
B) Return the consent order to the Disciplinary Board with recommended changes or alternative action; or
C) Enter into a consent order different from that recommended by the Disciplinary Board, as deemed proper by the Director under the variance procedure provided in Section 1285.310.
2) A copy of any consent order executed by the Director shall be sent to the Board within 15 days.
(Source: Amended at 29 Ill. Reg. 18823, effective November 4, 2005)