(225 ILCS 84/45)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2030)
(a) The Department may authorize examinations of applicants as orthotists,
prosthetists, or pedorthists at times and places as it may determine. The
examination of applicants shall be of a character to fairly test the
qualifications of the
applicant to practice orthotics, prosthetics, or pedorthics.
(b) Applicants for examination as orthotists, prosthetists, and pedorthists
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
on the scheduled date at the time and place specified after the applicant's
examination has been received and acknowledged by the Department or the
testing service shall result in the forfeiture of the examination fee.
(c) If an applicant neglects, fails, or refuses to take an examination or
pass an examination for a license under this Act within 3 years after
filing his or her
application, the application shall be denied. All fees are nonrefundable. The
applicant may make a new application for examination accompanied by the
fee and must furnish proof of meeting qualifications for licensure in effect
at the time
of new application.
(d) The Department shall set by rule the maximum number of attempts that an
applicant may make to pass the examination within a specified period of time.
Department shall also determine any further training required before a
(e) The Department may employ consultants for the purpose of preparing and
conducting examinations. An applicant for an examination as an orthotist, a
or pedorthist shall be required to pay, either to the Department or to the
testing service, a fee covering the cost of providing the examination.
(Source: P.A. 91-590, eff. 1-1-00