(225 ILCS 325/37)
(from Ch. 111, par. 5237)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2030)
(a) All final
administrative decisions of the Department are subject to judicial
review pursuant to the provisions of the Administrative Review Law and
all rules adopted pursuant thereto. 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 applying for review resides, but
if the party is not a resident of this State, the venue shall be in
(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 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 accused by the Department shall remain in full force and effect.
(Source: P.A. 101-310, eff. 8-9-19.)