(410 ILCS 45/8.1)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1308.1)
Licensing of lead inspectors.
(a) By January 1, 1994, the Department shall establish standards and
licensing procedures for lead inspectors. An integral element of these
procedures shall be an education and training program prescribed by the
Department which shall include but not be limited to scientific sampling,
chemistry, and construction techniques. No person shall make inspections
without first being licensed by the Department. The penalty for inspection
without a license shall be a Class A misdemeanor.
(b) The Department shall charge licensed inspectors reasonable license
fees and the fees shall be placed in the Lead Poisoning Screening,
Prevention, and Abatement Fund and used to fund the Department's licensing
of inspectors and any other activities prescribed by this Act. An
inspector employed by the Department or its delegate agency shall not be
charged a license fee.
(Source: P.A. 87-175.)