(225 ILCS 320/10) (from Ch. 111, par. 1109)
    Sec. 10. (1) An applicant for a plumber's license shall file a written application in the office of the Department on the form designated by the Department at least 30 days before the date set by the Department for the examination.
    (2) The Director shall promptly approve the application for examination if:
        (a) the required application fee has been paid, and
        (b) the applicant has submitted evidence that he or
    
she is a citizen of the United States or has declared his or her intention to become a citizen, and
        (c) the applicant has submitted evidence that he or
    
she has completed at least a 2 year course of study in a high school, or an equivalent course of study, and
        (d) the applicant has been employed as an Illinois
    
licensed apprentice plumber under supervision in accordance with this Act for at least 4 years preceding the date of application and has submitted evidence that he or she has worked at the plumbing trade in accordance with this Act for the 4 year Illinois licensed apprentice plumber apprenticeship period, or
        (e) the applicant has submitted evidence that he or
    
she has successfully completed an approved course of instruction in plumbing supervised directly by an Illinois licensed plumber in colleges, universities, or trade schools.
    (3) If the application for examination is approved, the Department shall promptly notify the applicant in writing of such approval and of the place and time of the examination. If the application is disapproved, the Department shall promptly notify the applicant in writing of such disapproval, stating the reasons for disapproval.
    (4) If an applicant neglects, fails or refuses to take an examination for license under this Act, the application is denied. However, such applicant may submit a new application for examination, accompanied by the required application fee. Application fees for examination for a plumber's license are not refundable.
(Source: P.A. 99-504, eff. 1-1-17.)