(225 ILCS 50/17)
(from Ch. 111, par. 7417)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2016)
Duties of the Board.
The Board shall advise the Department in
all matters relating
to this Act and shall assist as requested by the Director.
The Board shall respond to issues and problems relating to the improvement
of services to the hearing-impaired and shall make such recommendations
as it considers advisable. It shall file an annual report with the Director
and shall meet at least twice a year.
The Board may meet at any time at the call of the chair.
The Board shall recommend specialized education programs for persons wishing
to become licensed as hearing instrument dispensers and shall,
by rule, establish
minimum standards of continuing education required for license
renewal. No more than 5 hours of continuing education credit per year,
however, can be obtained through programs sponsored by hearing instrument
The Board shall hear charges brought against hearing instrument
shall recommend disciplinary action to the Director.
Members of the Board are immune from liability in any action based upon a
licensing proceeding or other act performed in good faith as a member of the
(Source: P.A. 93-525, eff. 8-12-03