(510 ILCS 72/90)
Uncertified practice; civil penalty.
(a) A person who practices, offers to practice, attempts to practice, or
or herself out as a certified euthanasia technician or a certified euthanasia
agency without being certified
this Act shall, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, pay a civil
to the Department in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for each offense as
determined by the Department. The civil penalty shall be assessed by the
Department after a hearing is held in accordance with the provisions set forth
this Act regarding the provision of a hearing for the discipline of a certified
euthanasia technician or a certified euthanasia agency. The civil penalty must
be paid within 60 days after
effective date of the order imposing the civil penalty. The order shall
judgment and may be filed and executed in the same manner as any judgment
from any court of record.
(b) The Department may investigate any uncertified activity.
(c) Instructors or licensed veterinarians teaching humane euthanasia techniques
are exempt from the certification process so long as they are currently licensed by another state as a euthanasia technician or as a veterinarian.
(Source: P.A. 96-780, eff. 8-28-09.)