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(225 ILCS 2/70)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Renewal or restoration of
license; continuing education; military service.
expiration date and renewal period
for each license issued under this Act shall be set by
holder of a license may renew that license during the
preceding its expiration date by paying the required fee.
In order to renew or restore a license, applicants shall
provide proof of having met the
requirements of continuing education set forth in the
rules of the
Department. Continuing education sponsors approved by the Department may not use an individual to engage in clinical demonstration, unless that individual is actively licensed under this Act or licensed by another state or country as set forth in Section 20.1 of this Act.
A person who has permitted his or her license to expire or who has had
his or her license on inactive status may have the license restored by
submitting an application to the Department, by meeting continuing education
requirements, and by filing proof acceptable to the Department of fitness to
have the license restored, which may include sworn evidence certifying to
active practice in another jurisdiction satisfactory to the Department and by
paying the required restoration fee. If the person has not maintained an
active practice in another jurisdiction satisfactory to the Department, the
Department shall determine his
or her fitness to resume active status and may require successful completion
of a practical examination.
Any acupuncturist whose license expired while he or she
(1) in federal service on active duty with the Armed Forces of the
United States or the State Militia called into service or training
or (2) in training or education under the supervision of the
United States preliminary to induction into the military service,
however, may have his or her license restored without paying any
lapsed renewal fees if within 2 years after honorable termination
of service, training, or education, he or she furnishes the
Department with satisfactory evidence that he or she
has been so engaged and that his or her service, training, or
education has been terminated.
(Source: P.A. 100-375, eff. 8-25-17.)