(225 ILCS 225/13) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 116.313)
    Sec. 13. The Department shall give written notice by certified or registered mail to any person refused a license or whose license is suspended or revoked, or an approved unit of local government whose approval is denied, suspended or revoked or any person in violation of the Act, rules and regulations. Such person has a right to a hearing before the Department; however, a written notice of a request for such a hearing must be served on the Department within 10 days of notice of such refusal of a license or suspension or revocation thereof or notice of violation. 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 person requests it and shall be transcribed at the cost of such person.
    The hearing shall be conducted at such place as designated by the Department. The Director shall give written notice of the 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 licensee, applicant, person, or unit of local government 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 reference thereto.
(Source: P.A. 84-670.)