(10) Individuals and entities that wish to be licensed shall make
application on forms prescribed and furnished by the Department.
Licenses shall expire annually according to a schedule determined by
the Department. Applications for renewal of licenses shall be filed
with the Department at least 30 days before the expiration date.
When a licensure examination is required, the license application
shall be submitted to the Department at least 30 days
prior to the date of the scheduled examination. The Department
shall evaluate each application based on its minimum standards for
licensure, promulgated as rules, and render a decision. Such
standards may include a requirement for the successful completion
of a course of training approved by the Department. If the
Department denies the application, the applicant may appeal the
decision under the provisions of the Administrative Review
(Source: P.A. 93-894, eff. 8-10-04.)