(225 ILCS 25/5)
(from Ch. 111, par. 2305)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
Powers and duties of Department.
Subject to the
provisions of this Act, the Department shall exercise the following
functions, powers and duties:
(a) Conduct or authorize examinations to ascertain the fitness and
qualifications of applicants for dental licenses or dental hygienist
licenses, pass upon the qualifications of
for licenses, and issue licenses to such as are found to be fit and qualified.
(b) Prescribe rules and regulations for a method of examination of
(c) Prescribe rules and regulations defining what shall constitute an
approved program, school, college or department of a university except
that no program, school,
college or department of a university that refuses admittance to
applicants solely on account of race, color, creed, sex or national
origin shall be approved.
(d) Conduct hearings on proceedings to revoke, suspend, or on objection
to the issuance of licenses and to revoke,
suspend or refuse to issue such licenses.
(e) Promulgate rules and regulations required for the administration of
(f) The Department may require completion of a census by all licensed dentists in order to obtain relevant information regarding the availability of dental services within the State.
(Source: P.A. 94-1014, eff. 7-7-06