Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Professional Land Surveyor Act of 1989. Changes references to "Land Surveyor-in-Training" to references to "Surveyor Intern" and makes conforming changes throughout the Act. Makes changes in provisions concerning definitions, including the definition of the practice of land surveying. Sets forth minimum standards to qualify for enrollment as a Surveyor Intern (rather than to apply for examination as a Land Surveyor-in-Training). Provides that the license for a Surveyor Intern does not expire. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to include email addresses in its roster of licenses. Allows a Professional Land Surveyor to administer and certify oaths for certain testimony. Makes other changes.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill with the following changes: Makes changes concerning the practices that constitute the practice of land surveying. In provisions concerning qualifications for licensing, provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall issue a license to a person who is a graduate of an approved land surveying curriculum of at least 4 years who has passed an examination in the fundamentals of surveying, as defined by rule, or is a graduate of a baccalaureate curriculum but has met certain requirements and passed an examination in the fundamentals of surveying, as defined by rule (rather than a person who has a baccalaureate degree in a related science if he or she does not have a baccalaureate degree in land surveying from an accredited college or university). Makes changes to the minimum standards for enrollment as a Surveyor Intern. Removes provisions concerning plats and licenses as prima facie evidence. Makes other changes.