(225 ILCS 65/80-35)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
The Department shall authorize examinations of applicants for a license
under this Article at the times and place as it may designate. The examination shall be of a
character to give a fair test of the qualifications of the applicant to practice as a medication aide.
Applicants for examination as a medication aide shall be required to pay, either to the
Department or the designated testing service, a fee covering the cost of providing the
examination. Failure to appear for the examination on the scheduled date, at the time and place
specified, after the applicant's application for examination has been received and acknowledged
by the Department or the designated testing service, shall result in the forfeiture of the
If an applicant fails to pass an examination for licensure under this Act within 3 years after
filing his or her application, the application shall be denied. The applicant may thereafter make a new
application accompanied by the required fee; however, the applicant shall meet all requirements
in effect at the time of subsequent application before obtaining licensure. The Department may
employ consultants for the purposes of preparing and conducting examinations.
(Source: P.A. 100-513, eff. 1-1-18