(620 ILCS 5/70)
(from Ch. 15 1/2, par. 22.70)
Priority in hearing.
Any proceeding in any court in this State directly affecting a rule,
ruling, regulation, order or decision of the Department, or to which the
Department is a party, shall have priority in hearing and determination
over all other civil proceedings pending in such court, excepting election
contests and other proceedings to which the law has assigned a similar
priority in hearing and determination.
(Source: Laws 1945, p. 335