§ 225 ILCS 41/15-5 Funeral Directors and Embalmers Licensing and Disciplinary Board
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-10 Administrative Procedure Act
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-15 Complaints; investigations; hearings
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-16 Appointment of a hearing officer.The Secretary has the authority to …
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-18 Temporary suspension
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-19 Consent to Administrative Supervision order
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-20 Transcript; record of proceedings
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-21 Findings and recommendations
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-22 Rehearing
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-25 Subpoenas; oaths; attendance of witnesses
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-30 Mental incompetence; suspension
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-35 Administrative Review Law
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-40 Certification of record; receipt
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-41 Order or certified copy; prima facie proof
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-45 Practice without license; injunction; cease and desist order; civil penalties
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-46 Civil penalties; civil action
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-50 Practice by corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or association
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-55 Preparation room
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-60 Determination of life
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-65 Fees
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-70 Returned checks; fines
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-72 Applicant convictions
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-75 Violations; grounds for discipline; penalties
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-76 Vehicle traffic control.A funeral director licensee or funeral …
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-77 Method of payment, receipt
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-80 Statement of place of practice; roster
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-85 Duties of public institution; regulation by local government
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-91 Denial of license
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-95 Severability
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-105 Civil Administrative Code
§ 225 ILCS 41/15-115 Confidentiality

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 225 ILCS 41 > Article 15 - Administration And Enforcement

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.36
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.