(225 ILCS 443/15)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
(a) On or after January 1, 2009, no person shall practice as an interpreter for the deaf, hold himself or herself out as a licensed interpreter for the deaf, or use the title "Licensed Interpreter for the Deaf", "Licensed Transliterator for the Deaf", or any other title or abbreviation to indicate that the person is a licensed interpreter, unless he or she is licensed in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
(b) On or before January 1, 2011, a person who, as of July 1, 2007, maintained valid and unencumbered registration under the Interpreters for the Deaf Act, may be issued a license as an interpreter for the deaf upon filing an application and paying the required fees. A person licensed under this subsection (b) must meet all applicable licensure requirements of this Act on or before January 1, 2011.
(Source: P.A. 95-617, eff. 9-12-07