(225 ILCS 55/20)
(from Ch. 111, par. 8351-20)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
Powers and duties of the 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 licensure and issue licenses to those who are found to be fit and qualified.
(b) Prescribe rules for a method of examination of
(b-5) Prescribe rules for determining approved
graduate programs and prepare and maintain a list of colleges and universities offering approved programs.
(c) Conduct hearings on proceedings to revoke,
suspend, or refuse to issue licenses.
(d) Promulgate rules required for the administration
The Board may make recommendations on matters relating to continuing
education, including the number of hours necessary for license renewal, waivers
for those unable to meet the requirements, and acceptable course content.
(Source: P.A. 90-61, eff. 12-30-97