(225 ILCS 325/1)
(from Ch. 111, par. 5201)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
Declaration of public policy.
The practice of
professional engineering in the State of Illinois is hereby declared to
affect the public health, safety, and welfare and to be subject to
regulation and control in the public interest. It is further declared
that the practice of professional engineering as defined in this Act
merits the confidence of the public, and that only qualified persons
shall be authorized to engage in the practice of professional
engineering in the State of Illinois. This Act shall be liberally
construed to best carry out this purpose.
(Source: P.A. 86-667