(225 ILCS 84/60)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2030)
Renewal; restoration; military service; inactive status.
(a) The expiration date and renewal period for each license issued under
Act shall be set by rule of the Department. The Board shall establish
education requirements for the renewal of a license. These requirements shall
on established standards of competence.
(b) A person who has permitted his or her license to expire or who has had
or her license on inactive status may have his or her license restored by
application to the Department, (ii) filing proof acceptable to the Department
of his or her
fitness to have his or her license restored including, but not limited to,
certifying to active practice in another jurisdiction satisfactory to the
Department, and (iii)
paying the required restoration fee. If the person has not maintained an
practice in another jurisdiction satisfactory to the Department, the Board
determine, by an evaluation program established by rule, his or her fitness to
active status and may require the person to complete a period of evaluated
experience and may require successful completion of an examination.
(c) A person whose license expired while he or she was (i) in federal
service on active duty within the armed forces of the United States or with the
militia called into service or training or (ii) in training or education under
supervision of the United States preliminary to induction into military
have his or her license renewed or restored without paying a lapsed renewal fee
within 2 years after termination from the service, training, or education
conditions other than honorable, he or she furnished the Department with
evidence that he or she has been so engaged and that his or her service,
training, or education has been terminated.
(d) A person who notifies the Department in writing on forms prescribed by the Department may elect to place his or her license on an inactive status and shall, subject to rules of the Department, be excused from payment of renewal fees until he or she notifies the Department in writing of his or her desire to resume active status.
(e) A person requesting restoration from inactive status shall be required to pay the current renewal fee and shall be required to restore his or her license as provided in Section 60 of this Act.
(f) An orthotist, prosthetist, or pedorthist whose license is on inactive status shall not practice orthotics, prosthetics, or pedorthics in this State.
(Source: P.A. 96-682, eff. 8-25-09