(35 ILCS 40/20)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
(a) Each scholarship granting organization that receives approval to issue certificates of receipt shall file an application for recertification on an annual basis. Such application for recertification shall be in the form and manner prescribed by the Department and shall include:
(1) certification from the Director or Chief
Executive Officer of the organization that the organization has complied with and continues to comply with the requirements of this Act, including evidence of that compliance; and
(2) a copy of the organization's current financial
(b) The Department may revoke the approval of a scholarship granting organization to issue certificates of receipt upon a finding that the organization has violated this Act or any rules adopted under this Act. These violations shall include, but need not be limited to, any of the following:
(1) failure to meet the requirements of this Act;
(2) failure to maintain full and adequate records
with respect to the receipt of qualified contributions;
(3) failure to supply such records to the Department;
(4) failure to provide notice to the Department of
the issuance of certificates of receipt pursuant to Section 35 of this Act.
(c) Within 5 days after the determination to revoke approval, the Department shall provide notice of the determination to the scholarship granting organization and information regarding the process to request a hearing to appeal the determination.
(Source: P.A. 100-465, eff. 8-31-17.)