TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1285 MEDICAL PRACTICE ACT OF 1987
SECTION 1285.130 RESTORATION AND INACTIVE STATUS
Section 1285.130 Restoration and Inactive Status
a) A licensee seeking restoration of a license that has been expired for 3 years or less shall have a license restored upon payment of all lapsed renewal fees required by Section 21 of the Act, a completed physician profile in accordance with Section 1285.305, and proof of completion of 150 hours of continuing education in accordance with Section 1285.110.
b) A licensee seeking restoration of a license that has been placed on inactive status for 3 years or less shall have the license restored upon payment of the current renewal fee, submission of a completed physician profile in accordance with Section 1285.305, and the continuing education requirements for the last renewal period.
c) A licensee seeking restoration of a license after it has been expired or been placed on inactive status for more than 3 years shall file an application, on forms supplied by the Division, together with the fee required by Section 21 of the Act, a completed physician profile in accordance with Section 1285.305, and proof of completion of 150 hours of continuing education in accordance with Section 1285.110. The licensee shall also submit one or more of the following:
1) Sworn evidence of active practice in another jurisdiction. That evidence shall include a statement from the appropriate board or licensing authority in the other jurisdiction that the licensee was authorized to practice during the term of active practice.
2) An affidavit attesting to military service as provided in Section 21 of the Act.
3) Proof of successful completion (evidenced by Certification of Clinical Training) of an approved specialty residency program of at least 12 months in length within 3 years from the date of application.
4) Proof of completion evidenced by Certification of Medical Education of a course of study of at least 960 classroom hours (one academic year) that includes no more than 25 clock hours of basic sciences and 40 clock hours of clinical sciences in a college approved by the Division under the Act within 3 years from the date of application.
5) Successful completion of the Special Purpose Examination (SPEX) or the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Variable Purpose Examination for the United States of America (COMVEX-USA) within 3 years prior to the date of application. To be successful an applicant must receive a score of 75 or better.
6) For individuals applying for a chiropractic license, proof of completion of 960 classroom hours (academic hours) in an accredited chiropractic program within 3 years from the date of application or the Special Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) or its equivalent as approved by the Board.
d) When the accuracy of any submitted documentation, or the relevance or sufficiency of the course work or experience is reasonably questioned by the Division because of discrepancies or conflicts in information, information needing further clarification, and/or missing information, the licensee seeking restoration of a license will be requested to:
1) provide information as may be necessary; and/or
2) explain the relevance or sufficiency during an oral interview; or
3) appear for an oral interview before the Medical Licensing Board designed to determine the individual's current competency to practice under the Act. Upon the recommendation of the Medical Licensing Board, an applicant shall have his or her license restored.
e) Placement of a license into inactive status does not preclude the Division from proceeding with any action pursuant to Section 22 of the Act.
(Source: Amended at 31 Ill. Reg. 14069, effective September 24, 2007)