(225 ILCS 340/36)
(from Ch. 111, par. 6636)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
Fund; appropriations; investments; audits.
under this Act and deposited in the Design Professionals Administration and
Investigation Fund shall be appropriated to the Department exclusively for
expenses of the Department and the Board in the administration of this Act,
the Illinois Professional Land Surveyor Act of 1989, the Professional
Engineering Practice Act of 1989, and the Illinois Architecture Practice
Act. The expenses of the Department under this Act shall be limited to the
ordinary and contingent expenses of the Design Professionals Dedicated
Employees within the Department as established under Section 2105-75
Department of Professional Regulation Law (20 ILCS 2105/2105-75) and other
expenses related to the
administration and enforcement of this Act.
Moneys from the Fund may also be used for direct and allocable indirect
costs related to the public purposes of the Department of Professional
Regulation. Moneys in the Fund may be transferred to the Professions Indirect
Cost Fund as authorized by Section 2105-300 of the Department of
Professional Regulation Law (20 ILCS 2105/2105-300).
Moneys in the Design Professionals Administration and Investigation Fund
may be invested and reinvested, with all earnings received from the
investments to be deposited in the Design Professionals Administration and
Investigation Fund and used for the same purposes as fees deposited in
All fines and penalties under Sections 20 and 34 shall be deposited
in the Design Professionals Administration and Investigation Fund.
Upon the completion of any audit of the Department, as prescribed by the
Illinois State Auditing Act, that includes an audit of the Design
Professionals Administration and Investigation Fund, the Department shall
make the audit open to inspection by any interested person. The copy of
the audit report required to be submitted to the Department by this Section
is in addition to copies of audit reports required to be submitted to other
State officers and agencies by Section 3-14 of the Illinois State Auditing Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00