(225 ILCS 407/20-35)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2030)
Subpoenas; attendance of witnesses; oaths.
(a) The Department shall have the power to issue subpoenas ad testificandum (subpoena
documents) and to bring before it any persons and to take testimony, either
orally or by deposition
or both, with the same fees and mileage and in the same manner as prescribed in
civil cases in the
courts of this State. The Department shall have the power to issue subpoenas duces tecum
and to bring before
it any documents, papers, files, books, and records with the same costs and in
the same manner as
prescribed in civil cases in the courts of this State.
(b) Any circuit court may, upon application of the Department or its designee or of
licensee, or person holding a certificate of licensure against whom proceedings
under this Act are
pending, enter an order compelling the enforcement of any Department subpoena issued
with any hearing or investigation.
(c) The Secretary or his or her designee or the Board shall have power to
oaths to witnesses at any hearing that the Department is authorized to conduct and any
other oaths authorized
in any Act administered by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 95-572, eff. 6-1-08