(225 ILCS 15/16.1)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
Appointment of hearing officer.
Notwithstanding any other
provision of this Act, the Secretary shall have
the authority to appoint any attorney duly licensed to practice law in the
State of Illinois to serve as the hearing officer in any action for refusal
to issue, renew or discipline a license. The hearing officer shall have
full authority to conduct the hearing. The hearing officer shall report
his or her findings of fact, conclusions of law, and recommendations to
the Board and the Secretary.
(Source: P.A. 99-572, eff. 7-15-16.)