TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1220 ILLINOIS DENTAL PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1220.260 RESTORATION


 

Section 1220.260  Restoration

 

a)         A licensee seeking restoration of a dental hygienist license after it has expired or been placed on inactive status for less than 5 years shall have the license restored by submitting proof of 36 hours of continuing education pursuant to Section 1220.440 within 3 years prior to application for restoration, proof of certification in BLS by an organization that has adopted the American Heart Association's or American Red Cross' guidelines on BLS or a statement from a licensed physician indicating that the applicant is physically disabled and unable to obtain certification and payment of the fees required by Section 1220.415.  Individuals restoring a license from inactive status shall only be required to pay the current renewal fee.

 

b)        A licensee seeking restoration of a dental hygienist license after it has expired or been placed on inactive status for 5 years or more shall file an application, on forms supplied by the Division, together with the fees required by Section 1220.415, proof of 36 hours of continuing education pursuant to Section 1220.440 within 3 years prior to application for restoration and proof of certification in BLS by an organization that has adopted the American Heart Association's or American Red Cross' guidelines on BLS or a statement from a licensed physician indicating that the applicant is physically disabled and unable to obtain certification.  Individuals restoring a license from inactive status shall only be required to pay the current renewal fee.  The licensee shall also submit either:

 

1)         Certification of lawful active practice in another jurisdiction for at least 3 of the last 5 years. The certification 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; or

 

2)         An affidavit attesting to military service as provided in Section 16 of the Act.  If an applicant applies for restoration of a license within 2 years after termination of the service, he or she shall have the license restored without paying any lapsed renewal or restoration fees.

 

c)         If neither subsection (b)(1) or (b)(2) applies to the licensee, then he or she shall be required to take and pass the clinical examination as provided in Section 1220.220.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 15907, effective July 25, 2014)