TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1255 INTERIOR DESIGN PROFESSION TITLE ACT
SECTION 1255.80 RESTORATION


 

Section 1255.80  Restoration

 

a)         Any registered interior designer whose registration has expired or has been placed on inactive status for 5 years or less may have the certificate of registration restored by paying the fees required by Section 1255.65.

 

b)         Any person seeking restoration of a certificate of registration that has been expired or placed on inactive status for more than 5 years shall file an application, on forms supplied by the Division, for review by the Board, together with the fee required by Section 1255.65. The applicant shall also submit at least one of the following:

 

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 registrant was authorized to practice during the term of the active practice;

 

2)         An affidavit attesting to military service as provided in Section 9 of the Act;

 

3)         Proof of passage of the NCIDQ examination for an interior designer license during the period the registration was lapsed or on inactive status; or

 

4)         Sworn evidence of one year of active practice as an interior designer or two years of experience as an educator at an approved program of design within the two years prior to filing an application for restoration.  The evidence shall include completion of forms provided by the Division stating that the applicant is fit to practice.

 

c)         When the accuracy of any submitted documentation, or the relevance of sufficiency of the course work or experience is questioned by the Division, because of a lack of information, discrepancies or conflicts in information given, or a need for clarification, the registrant seeking restoration of a registration shall be required to:

 

1)         Provide information as may be necessary and/or explain the  relevance or sufficiency during an oral interview; or

 

2)         Appear for an interview before the Board when the information available to the Board is insufficient to evaluate the individual's current competency to practice under the Act.

 

d)         Upon the recommendation of the Board, and approval by the Director, an applicant shall have his/her registration restored or be notified in writing of the reason for denying the application.

 

(Source:  Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 16364, effective October 18, 2013)