(225 ILCS 30/115)
(from Ch. 111, par. 8401-115)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2023)
Subpoenas; oaths; attendance of witnesses.
(a) The Department may subpoena and bring before it
any person to take the oral or written testimony or compel the production of any books, papers, records, or any other documents that the Secretary or his or her designee deems relevant or material to any investigation or hearing conducted by the Department
with the same fees and mileage and in the same manner as prescribed in civil
cases in the courts of this State.
(b) The Secretary, the hearing officer, any member of the
Board, or a certified shorthand court reporter may administer oaths at any hearing
that the Department conducts. Notwithstanding any other statute or Department rule to the contrary, all requests for testimony, production of documents, or records shall be in accordance with this Act.
(c) Any circuit court, upon application of the Department or licensee, may order the attendance and testimony of
witnesses and the production of relevant documents, papers, files,
books and records in connection with any hearing or investigations. The court
may compel obedience to its order by proceedings for contempt.
(Source: P.A. 97-1141, eff. 12-28-12.)