(20 ILCS 2421/40)
(a) Licenses shall be issued only to blind persons who are qualified to operate vending facilities. The continuing eligibility of a vendor as a blind person shall be reviewed biennially for partially sighted individuals or whenever the Director has information indicating the vendor is no longer blind as defined under this Act.
(b) Following agreement by the Secretary, the Director, and the Committee, the Secretary shall adopt and publish rules providing for (1) the requirements for licensure as a blind vendor; (2) a curriculum for training, in-service training, and upward mobility training for blind vendors; and (3) a regular schedule for offering the training, classes to be offered at least once per year.
(c) Each license issued pursuant to this Section shall be for an indefinite period as described by rule. The license of a blind vendor may be terminated or suspended for good cause, but only after affording the licensee an opportunity for a full and fair hearing in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-644, eff. 1-1-10.)