TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER III: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER e: REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE
PART 401 LICENSING STANDARDS FOR CHILD WELFARE AGENCIES
SECTION 401.130 PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO LICENSES
Section 401.130 Provisions Pertaining to Licenses
a) A full child welfare agency license is valid for 4 years unless revoked by the Department or voluntarily surrendered by the licensee. Provisional licenses are valid for 2 years.
b) The Department shall revoke or refuse to renew the license of any child welfare agency providing adoption services, unless the agency:
1) Is officially recognized by the United States Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or any successor provision of federal tax law); and
2) Is in compliance with all of the standards necessary to maintain its status as an organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. [225 ILCS 10/4(e)]
c) A license shall not be transferred or transmitted to another legal entity.
d) A license shall not be valid for a name or address other than the name and address shown on the license.
e) The current license shall be displayed at the agency headquarters at all times.
f) The licensee shall adhere to any and all provisions of the license.
g) There shall be no fee or charge for the license.
(Source: Amended at 30 Ill. Reg. 2699, effective February 27, 2006)