(210 ILCS 100/14) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 549.14)
    Sec. 14. The Department shall give written notice by certified or registered mail to any person refused a license or whose license is suspended or revoked; such person has a right to a hearing before the Department; however, a written notice of a request for such a hearing shall be served on the Department within 10 days of notice of such refusal of a license or suspension or revocation thereof. The hearing shall be conducted by the Director, or a Hearing Officer designated in writing by the Director to conduct the hearing. A stenographic record shall be made of the hearing and the cost borne by the Department; however, a transcription of the hearing will be made only if a party requests and shall be transcribed at the cost of such party.
    The hearing shall be conducted at such place as designated by the Department. The Director shall give written notice of time and place of hearing, by registered or certified mail, to the owner, operator, licensee, or applicant, as the case may be, at least 20 days before such hearing. The Director or Hearing Officer shall permit the owner, operator, licensee or applicant to appear in person or to be represented by counsel at the hearing at which time such party shall be afforded an opportunity to present all relevant matter in support of his application for license or in resisting the revocation or suspension thereof.
(Source: P.A. 78-715.)