Applications received by the Department postmarked after December 1 shall be accompanied by the required late filing charge as prescribed in Section 9 of this Act.
(b) Certified technician's certificates are not transferable from
one person to another person, and no licensee or registrant
shall use the certificate of a certified technician to secure
or hold a license or registration unless the holder of such
certificate is actively engaged in the direction of pest
control operations of the licensee or registrant.
(c) A certified technician who has not renewed his or her certificate for
a period of not more than one year after its
expiration may secure a renewal upon payment of the renewal fee and late filing charge
and the furnishing of evidence of training in accordance with item (2) of subsection (a) of this Section. If a technician has not renewed
his or her certificate for a period of more than one year after its
expiration, the technician shall file an original application for examination, pay
all required fees, which may include renewal, examination, and late filing charges, and successfully pass the examination before
his or her certificate is renewed. Any individual who fails to renew a certification by the date of expiration shall not perform any pest control activities until the requirements of this Section have been met and a certificate has been issued by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 93-922, eff. 1-1-05; reenacted by P.A. 95-786, eff. 8-7-08; 96-1362, eff. 7-28-10.)