Illinois Compiled Statutes 35 ILCS 635 Telecommunications Infrastructure Maintenance Fee Act. Section 27.10

    (35 ILCS 635/27.10)

    Sec. 27.10. Investigations and hearings. For the purpose of administering and enforcing the provisions of this Act, the Department or any officer or employee of the Department designated, in writing, by the Director thereof, may hold investigations and, except for matters otherwise reserved to the Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal, may hold hearings concerning any matters covered by this Act and may examine any books, papers, records, or memoranda bearing upon the business transacted by any such telecommunications retailer and may require the attendance of such telecommunications retailer or any officer or employee of such telecommunications retailer, or of any person having knowledge of such business, and may take testimony and require proof for its information. In the conduct of any investigation or hearing, neither the Department nor any officer or employee thereof shall be bound by the technical rules of evidence, and no informality in any proceeding, or in the manner of taking testimony, shall invalidate any order, decision, rule, or regulation made, approved, or confirmed by the Department. The Director or any officer or employee thereof shall have power to administer oaths to any such persons. The books, papers, records, and memoranda of the Department, or parts thereof, may be proved in any hearing, investigation, or legal proceeding by a reproduced copy thereof under the certificate of the Director. Such reproduced copy shall without further proof, be admitted into evidence before the Department or in any legal proceeding.

(Source: P.A. 97-1129, eff. 8-28-12.)

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