(225 ILCS 125/210)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2030)
(a) All final
administrative decisions of the Department are subject to
judicial review under the Administrative Review Law and its
rules. The term "administrative decision" is defined as in
Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
(b) Proceedings for judicial review shall be commenced in the
circuit court of the county in which the party seeking review
resides. If the party seeking review is not a resident of
this State, venue shall be in Sangamon County.
(c) The Department shall not be required to certify any record to the court or file any answer in court, or to otherwise appear in any court in a judicial review proceeding, unless and until the Department has received from the plaintiff payment of the costs of furnishing and certifying the record, which costs shall be determined by the Department.
(d) Failure on the part of the plaintiff to file a receipt in court shall be grounds for dismissal of the action.
(e) During the pendency and hearing of any and all judicial proceedings incident to a disciplinary action, the sanctions imposed upon the applicant or licensee by the Department shall remain in full force and effect.
(Source: P.A. 101-311, eff. 8-9-19; 102-558, eff. 8-20-21.)