TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1270 ILLINOIS PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR ACT OF 1989
SECTION 1270.40 RESTORATION
Section 1270.40 Restoration
a) A licensee seeking restoration of a license that has expired for less than 5 years shall have the license restored upon payment of the fee specified by Section 1270.52 and proof of 20 professional development hours completed in accordance with Section 1270.65 within 2 years prior to the restoration application.
b) A licensee seeking restoration of a license that has been placed on inactive status for less than 5 years shall have his or her license restored upon payment of the current renewal fee specified by Section 1270.52 and proof of 20 professional development hours completed in accordance with Section 1270.65 within 2 years prior to the restoration application.
c) A licensee seeking restoration of a license after it has expired or been placed on inactive status for more than 5 years shall file an application, on forms supplied by the Division, for review by the Board, together with proof of successful completion of 20 professional development hours completed in accordance with Section 1270.65 within 2 years prior to the restoration application and the fee specified by Section 1270.52. The licensee shall also submit:
1) Certification of active practice for at least the last 2 years in another jurisdiction. The certification shall include a statement from the appropriate board or licensing authority in the jurisdiction that the licensee was authorized to practice during the term of the active practice;
2) An affidavit attesting to military service as provided in Section 16 of the Act;
3) Proof of passage of the Illinois Jurisdictional Examination and/or the NCEES examination within one year after application; or
4) Other evidence of continued competence in land surveying. Other evidence shall include, but not be limited to:
A) Employment in a responsible capacity by a licensed land surveyor, for at least the last 2 years, as determined by the Board;
B) Lawfully practicing land surveying as an employee of a governmental agency; or
C) Teaching land surveying in a college or university or other educational programs.
d) Any person restoring a license within 2 years after discharge from military service pursuant to Section 16 of the Act will be required to pay only the current renewal fee.
e) When the accuracy of any submitted documentation, or the relevance or sufficiency of the course work or experience is questioned by the Division because of discrepancies or conflicts in information, information needing further clarification, or missing information, the licensee seeking restoration of his or her license shall be required to provide the necessary information and, if requested to do so:
1) Explain the relevance or sufficiency during an oral interview; and/or
2) Appear for an oral interview before the Board when the information available to the Board is insufficient to evaluate the individual's current competency to practice under the Act. Upon the recommendation of the Board, and approval by the Director of the Division with the authority delegated by the Secretary (Director), an applicant shall have his or her license restored or shall be notified in writing of the reason for the denial of the application for restoration.
(Source: Amended at 36 Ill. Reg. 4818, effective May 1, 2012)