TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1330 PHARMACY PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1330.200 APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
Section 1330.200 Application for Certificate of Registration as a Pharmacy Technician
a) An applicant for registration as a pharmacy technician shall file an application on forms supplied by the Division, together with:
1) A copy of his or her high school diploma or its equivalent, or proof of current enrollment in a high school program; and
2) The fee required by Section 1330.20.
b) Pursuant to Section 9 of the Act, an applicant may assist a registered pharmacist for 60 days upon submission of an application or, submission for reinstatement not due to disciplinary action, to the Division in accordance with subsection (a). A copy of the application must be maintained by the applicant at the site of employment during and until notice of registration or disqualification is received by the applicant and must be readily retrievable for review by the Drug Compliance Investigator.
c) A pharmacy technician must renew his or her registration with the Division on an annual basis.
d) Technician certificate of registration must be displayed and visible to the public in the pharmacy where the pharmacy technician is employed.
e) Every registered pharmacy technician shall notify the Division of any change in the address on record within 30 days after the change.
f) No pharmacist whose license has been denied, revoked, suspended or restricted for disciplinary purposes is eligible to be registered as a pharmacy technician.
g) No person who holds an active Illinois pharmacist's license may concurrently hold an active Illinois pharmacy technician registration.
h) Any pharmacy technician who is permitted to use the title "student pharmacist" pursuant to Section 9 of the Act shall notify the Division within 10 days if he or she has permanently separated from or been expelled from an ACPE accredited college or school of pharmacy; failed to complete his or her 1,200 hours of Board approved clinical training within 24 months; or failed the pharmacist licensure examination 3 times. When this occurs, the technician shall have 90 days to obtain a certified pharmacy technician license as provided in Section 1330.220, unless that certified pharmacy technician was registered prior to January 1, 2008. During the period prior to registering as a pharmacy technician, the individual is not permitted to use the title "student pharmacist". If the individual does not become registered as a certified pharmacy technician within 90 days, the pharmacy technician registration shall expire.
(Source: Amended at 39 Ill. Reg. 6267, effective April 23, 2015)