(225 ILCS 345/15) (from Ch. 111, par. 7116)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2022)
    Sec. 15. The Department may refuse to issue or renew, may suspend or may revoke a license on any one or more of the following grounds:
        (1) material misstatement in the application for
    
license;
        (2) failure to have or retain the qualifications
    
required by Section 9 of this Act;
        (3) wilful disregard or violation of this Act or of
    
any rule or regulation promulgated by the Department pursuant thereto; or disregard or violation of any law of the state of Illinois or of any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant thereto relating to water well drilling or the installation of water pumps and equipment or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto;
        (4) wilfully aiding or abetting another in the
    
violation of this Act or any rule or regulation promulgated by the Department pursuant thereto;
        (5) incompetence in the performance of the work of a
    
water well contractor or of a water well pump installation contractor;
        (6) allowing the use of a license by someone other
    
than the person in whose name it was issued;
        (7) for licensees, conviction of any crime an
    
essential element of which is misstatement, fraud or dishonesty, conviction in this or another State of any crime which is a felony under the laws of this State or the conviction in a federal court of any felony; for applicants, the Department may deny a license based on a conviction of any felony or a misdemeanor directly related to the practice of the profession if the Department determines in accordance with Section 15.1 that such conviction will impair the ability of the applicant to engage in the position for which a license is sought;
        (8) making substantial misrepresentations or false
    
promises of a character likely to influence, persuade or induce in connection with the occupation of a water well contractor or a water well pump installation contractor.
(Source: P.A. 100-286, eff. 1-1-18.)