(410 ILCS 54/70)
Review under Administrative Review Law; venue; costs.
final administrative decisions of the Department under this Act shall be
subject to judicial review under the provisions of Article III of the Code
of Civil Procedure. The term "administrative decision" is defined
under Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
Proceedings for judicial review shall be commenced in the circuit court
of the county in which the party applying for review resides; provided,
that if the party is not a resident of this State, the venue shall be in
The Department shall not be required to certify any record or file any
answer or otherwise appear in any proceeding for judicial review unless the
party filing the complaint deposits with the clerk of the court the sum of
95¢ per page representing costs of certification of the record or file.
Failure on the part of the plaintiff to make the deposit shall be grounds
for dismissal of the action.
(Source: P.A. 94-1040, eff. 7-1-07