(225 ILCS 415/16)
(from Ch. 111, par. 6216)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
Endorsement; licensure without examination.
The Department may certify as a certified
shorthand reporter, without examination, on payment of the required fee,
an applicant who is a certified shorthand reporter registered under the
laws of another jurisdiction, if the requirements for certification of
certified shorthand reporters in that jurisdiction were, at the date of his
certification, substantially equivalent to the requirements in force in
this State on that date.
Applicants have 3 years from the date of application to complete the
application process. If the process has not been completed in 3
years, the application shall be denied, the fee forfeited and the
applicant must reapply and meet the requirements in effect at the time
(Source: P.A. 98-445, eff. 12-31-13.)