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Newsletter articles from 2003

2003 Legislative overview By James W. Chipman September 2003 Although the deficit-ridden state budget took center stage in the 2003 spring legislative session, there were other important measures considered by the General Assembly.
2003 legislative overview update November 2003 Since the legislative summary that appeared in the September edition of this newsletter, the Governor has acted on all of the bills reported in that article.
Action may not be taken at a regular meeting of a public body unless the subject of the action is specifically set forth in the agenda for the meeting By Bernard Z. Paul November 2003 Early last year, the appellate court ruled that action may not be taken at a regular meeting of a public body unless the subject matter of the action was explicitly provided for in the agenda for the meeting.
Administrative Agencies and Discrimination Claims: Causes of Action September 2003 Labor and Employment Law for the General Practitioner presented by the ISBA General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section and Co-sponsored with Labor & Employment Law, Administrative Law Sections and the Young Lawyers Division
Administrative law and agencies: An introduction By Kirk R. Chrzanowski July 2003 This article provides a brief overview of the administrative law process. This article also discusses the rise, creation, powers, and limits of administrative agencies.
Administrative subpoena powers: They’ve got ‘em—do they use ‘em? By Nicole Poirier August 2003 Not all administrative agencies have the authority to issue subpoenas in conducting investigations. However, those that do seem not to need to formally issue a subpoena for it to be effective.
Annual survey of administrative law 2002 March 2003 "Administrative law" concerns the policy making, ratemaking, decision making, rulemaking, licensing and other requirements and procedures of administrative bodies.
Be careful what you wish for—Secretary of State rulemaking on expanded use of breath alcohol ignition interlock device enters final stages By Marc Christopher Loro May 2003 In Part One of this article, I noted that the General Assembly passed two bills (P.A. 92-248 and 418) during its last session which amended several sections of the Illinois Vehicle Code, found at 625 ILCS Art. 5 (the IVC), pertaining to the offense of driving under the influence (found at §11-501 of the IVC), the Secretary of State's hearing process for obtaining driving relief, and the Secretary's use of the breath alcohol ignition interlock device ("interlock" or "BAIID").
Be careful what you wish for—Secretary of State rulemaking on expanded use of breath alcohol ignition interlock device enters final stages By Marc Christopher Loro April 2003 The General Assembly passed two bills (P.A. 92-248 and 418) during its last session which amended several sections of the Illinois Vehicle Code, found at 625 ILCS Art. 5 (the IVC), pertaining to the offense of driving under the influence (found at §11-501 of the IVC), the Secretary of State's hearing process for obtaining driving relief, and the Secretary's use of the breath alcohol ignition interlock device (interlock or BAIID).
Beyond Klaeren—The even newer world of zoning By John H. Brechin September 2003 The March 2003 edition of the Local Government Law newsletter included two articles on the recent decisions by the Supreme Court in Klaeren1 and the Second District Appellate Court in Gallik.2  
Chairman’s column By Thomas M. Battista November 2003 For many years this Section has formally supported legislation that would create a new Illinois Department of Administrative Hearings.
Chairman’s column By Thomas M. Battista July 2003 I write as the new Chairman of the Administrative Law Section Council.
Department of Insurance adopts privacy rules By Laura Kotelman November 2003 The Illinois Department of Insurance has adopted rules, effective July 7, 2003, dealing with standards for developing and implementing safeguards to protect the security and confidentiality of customer information.
Filing deadlines in administrative review: Nudell v. Forest Preserve District of Cook Co. No. 1-00-3220 By Laura Kotelman January 2003 The circuit court lacked subject-matter jurisdiction because the plaintiff's complaint for administrative review was not timely.
FOIA and technology—When will they converge? By David J. Silverman January 2003 Recently, the Houston Chronicle requested a computerized copy of records on Texas' 12 million drivers.
High-tech hits home: Can local government officials use electronic communication tools without violating the sunshine laws? By Alfred M. Swanson, Jr. and Sharon L. Eiseman July 2003 It is the public policy of this State that public bodies exist to aid in the conduct of the people's business and that the people have a right to be informed as to the conduct of their business
Illinois Attorney General’s office’s informal opinion indicating that an administrative hearing officer lacks authority to permit an attorney who is not licensed in Illinois to appear and represent a client in administrative proceedingsin this state May 2003 Editors' note: The April 2002 issue of this newsletter included an article entitled "Unauthorized practice of law in administrative hearings" by Claire Manning and Richard R. McGill, Jr.
In this issue March 2003 First, an apology: The January 2003 issue of this newsletter included David Silverman's article entitled "FOIA and Technology--When Will They Converge?" Although that article was published in the October 2002 issue of the ISBA Local Government Law newsletter, and was republished in the Administrative Law newsletter with the author's consent, no mention was made of the earlier publication.
In this issue January 2003 This issue begins with an article by Section Council member Laura Kotelman reporting on an important subject: the timeliness of an administrative review proceeding.
Inside November 2003 This issue of the newsletter contains a myriad of articles. Following the Chair’s column, Section Council member Laura Kotelman reviews new Insurance Department rules relating to the Department’s written information security program.
Inside September 2003 The place to be on Friday, September 5, 2003 is the ISBA's Chicago Regional Office where a large group of speakers will educate us on the law of administrative agencies and discrimination claims.
Inside August 2003 This issue of the newsletter features two articles.
Inside July 2003 This issue of the newsletter begins with incoming Section Council Chair Tom Battista's column, setting forth his agenda for the year and his plans regarding the newsletter.
Inside May 2003 This issue of the Administrative Law newsletter begins with Part Two of Marc Loro's article concerning breath alcohol ignition interlock rulemaking by the Illinois Secretary of State.
Inside April 2003 This issue begins with Part One of a two-part article by Section Council member Marc Loro, an employee of the Illinois Secretary of State's Office.
Medical staff disciplinary hearings By Michael K. Goldberg January 2003 Virtually every hospital in Illinois provides physicians with the right to an administrative hearing before their medical staff privileges may be reduced or eliminated.
Municipality’s or county’s denial of a conditional use permit is an administrative act, not a legislative act March 2003 Until recently, the effort to determine whether denial of a special use permit by a municipal or county board was administrative--and, therefore, subject to the Administrative Review Act--or legislative (subject to review via a declaratory judgment action) was mind numbing.
NAALJ/ABA-NCALJ mid-year a resounding success By Ann Breen-Greco September 2003 The National Association of Administrative Law Judges and the American Bar Association National Conference of Administrative Law Judges Mid Year Education Program, "Administrative Law Judges and Agencies Working to Enhance Public Confidence In Administrative Adjudication," was a very successful event, both in terms of content and turnout.
Petition for review filed on 42nd day held timely under Illinois Administrative Review Law By J.A. Sebastian August 2003 The appellate court recently reconsidered and reversed its earlier dismissal of a direct review of an administrative order in Moren v. Illinois Dep't of Human Rights, No. 1-01-2080, slip op.
Premature filing of complaint for administrative review deprives court of jurisdiction March 2003 Regular readers of this newsletter know that if a complaint for administrative review is filed late, which usually means more than 35 days after the agency decision is issued, the circuit court lacks jurisdiction to adjudicate.