TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1150 ILLINOIS ARCHITECTURE PRACTICE ACT OF 1989
SECTION 1150.70 RESTORATION
Section 1150.70 Restoration
a) A licensee seeking restoration of a license that has expired for less than 3 years shall have the license restored upon payment of $50 plus the lapsed renewal fee required by Section 1150.75 and proof of 24 hours of continuing education completed in accordance with Section 1150.105 and within 2 years prior to application.
b) A licensee seeking restoration of a license that has been placed on inactive status for less than 3 years shall have the license restored upon payment of the current renewal fee as specified by Section 1150.75 and proof of 24 hours of continuing education completed in accordance with Section 1150.105 and within 2 years prior to application.
c) A licensee seeking restoration of a license after it has expired or been placed on inactive status for more than 3 years shall file an application, on forms supplied by the Division, for review by the Board, together with the fee required by Section 1150.75 and proof of 24 hours of continuing education completed in accordance with Section 1150.105 and within 2 years prior to application. The licensee shall also submit either:
1) Sworn evidence of active practice in another jurisdiction. The evidence shall include a statement from the appropriate board or licensing authority in the other jurisdiction that the licensee was authorized to practice during the term of said active practice;
2) An affidavit attesting to military service as provided in Section 16 of the Act; or
3) Other evidence of continued active practice of architecture for at least the last 3 years. Other evidence shall include, but not be limited to:
A) Employment in a responsible capacity under the direct supervision and control of a licensed architect;
B) Lawfully practicing architecture as an employee of a governmental agency;
C) Teaching architecture in a college or university program accredited by the NAAB; or
D) Attendance during the past 3 years at educational programs conducted by an approved architecture program or a professional architectural association or similar program approved by the Division upon recommendation of the Board. Continuing education, as required in Section 1150.105, cannot be utilized for this requirement unless specifically approved by the Board for this purpose prior to attendance.
d) Any person seeking restoration of a license within 2 years after discharge from military service pursuant to Section 16 of the Act will be required to pay only the current renewal fee.
e) A signed and dated affidavit attesting the applicant has read and understands the Act and this Part.
f) When the accuracy of any submitted documentation or the relevance or sufficiency of the course work or experience is questioned by the Division or the Board because of lack of information, discrepancies or conflicts in information given or a need for clarification, the applicant seeking restoration may be requested to:
1) Provide information as may be necessary; and/or
2) Appear for an interview before the Board to explain the relevance or sufficiency, clarify information, or clear up any discrepancies or conflicts in information. Upon the recommendation of the Board and approval by the Director of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation‑Division of Professional Regulation (Director), an applicant shall have the license restored or will be notified in writing of the reason for the denial of the application.
g) A professional design firm seeking restoration of a license that has expired for any length of time shall have the license restored upon payment of the late fee plus any lapsed renewal fee required by Section 1150.75 and submitting proof of meeting the following current requirements:
1) Certificate of Good Standing from the Illinois Secretary of State or a copy of the letter or certificate received from the county clerk where an assumed name has been filed.
2) Proof of meeting the ⅔ requirements of Section 12 of the Act.
3) Proof that the Managing Agent-in-Charge is still a member of the Board/partner/member and a full time employee.
4) Listing of all offices in Illinois and the name and license number of the architect for each location.
(Source: Amended at 41 Ill. Reg. 3966, effective April 7, 2017)