(225 ILCS 41/15-25)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
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 Code.
(c) Any circuit court, upon application of
the applicant, licensee or the Department, may order
the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of relevant documents, files, books, records, and papers in connection with any hearing or investigation. The
court may compel compliance with its order by proceedings for
contempt of court.
(Source: P.A. 97-1130, eff. 8-28-12