(410 ILCS 45/8.1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1308.1)
    Sec. 8.1. Licensing of lead inspectors and lead risk assessors.
    (a) The Department shall establish standards and licensing procedures for lead inspectors and lead risk assessors. 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 or risk assessments without first being licensed by the Department. The penalty for inspection or risk assessment without a license shall be a Class A misdemeanor and an administrative fine.
    (b) The Department shall charge licensed lead inspectors and lead risk assessors 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 lead inspectors and lead risk assessors and any other activities prescribed by this Act. A licensed lead inspector or lead risk assessor employed by the Department or its delegate agency shall not be charged a license fee.
(Source: P.A. 98-690, eff. 1-1-15.)