TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1275 THE ILLINOIS LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE ACT OF 1989
SECTION 1275.60 ENDORSEMENT


 

Section 1275.60  Endorsement

 

a)         An applicant for licensure as a landscape architect who is licensed under the laws of another state or territory of the United States shall file an application with the Division, on forms provided by the Division, that includes:

 

1)         Certification, on forms provided by the Division, of a landscape architecture degree from a program approved by the Division in accordance with Section 1275.20;

 

2)         Certification, on forms provided by the Division, of professional experience as set forth in Section 1275.30;

           

3)         Certification, on forms provided by the Division, from the state or territory of the United States, or foreign jurisdiction, in which the applicant was originally licensed and the state, territory or foreign jurisdiction in which the applicant predominantly practices and is currently licensed, stating:

 

A)        The time during which the applicant was licensed;

 

B)        Whether the file of the applicant contains any record of any disciplinary actions taken or pending; and

 

C)        Examinations taken and examination scores received;

           

4)         The required fee set forth in Section 1275.75;

 

5)         In lieu of the certifications required by subsections (a)(1), (a)(2) and (a)(3), the Division shall accept certification from CLARB as long as the applicant meets the requirements for licensure under this Section.

 

b)         The Division may require additional information to determine if the requirements in the state or territory were substantially equivalent to the requirements in effect in Illinois at the time of application to determine whether the requirements of the state or territory, together with education and professional experience qualifications of the applicant, are substantially equivalent to the requirements in Illinois at the time of application.  The Division, upon recommendation of the Board, shall determine substantial equivalency based on, but not limited to, certification from the CLARB; education, training and experience, including, but not limited to, whether the applicant has achieved special honors or awards, has had articles published in professional journals, or has written textbooks relating to landscape architecture; and any other attribute the Director of the Division (Director) accepts as evidence that the applicant has outstanding and proven ability in landscape architecture.  The Division shall either issue a license by endorsement to the applicant or notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial of the application.

 

(Source:  Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 16378, effective October 18, 2013)