(225 ILCS 345/9) (from Ch. 111, par. 7110)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2022)
    Sec. 9. Applications for a license, or for renewal thereof, and applications for examination shall be made to the Department in writing and under oath or affirmation, upon forms prescribed and furnished by the Department. Such applications shall contain such information as the Department deems necessary in order to carry out the provisions of this Act.
    The Department shall issue a Water Well Contractor's license, a Water Well Pump Installation Contractor's license, or a Water Well and Pump Installation Contractor's license to any applicant therefor who:
    (a) is at least 18 years of age,
    (b) is a citizen of the United States or has declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States,
    (c) possesses a good moral character,
    (d) has had the required experience as follows:
    (1) an applicant for a water well contractor's license shall have worked two years under the supervision of a licensed water well contractor,
    (2) an applicant for a water well pump installation contractor's license shall have worked two years under the supervision of a licensed water well pump installation contractor or in the case of those applicants whose experience was gained prior to January 1, 1972, under the supervision of a contractor who was engaged in water well pump installation,
    (3) an applicant for a water well and pump installation contractor's license shall have worked two years for a licensed water well and pump installation contractor and the applicant shall show evidence satisfactory to the Department that he was engaged in both water well contracting and pump installing during the two year period. For those applicants who gained their experience prior to January 1, 1972, it shall be sufficient for them to show that they worked under the supervision of a licensed water well contractor who was engaged in pump installation and that they did work in both fields.
    (e) has made a satisfactory grade on the examination for the particular license for which he is applying.
    (f) has paid the fee provided by statute.
    Such licenses shall be serially numbered, shall be signed by the Director and issued under the seal of the Department.
(Source: P.A. 81-791.)