TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VIII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1450 REAL ESTATE LICENSE ACT OF 2000
SECTION 1450.250 RESIDENTIAL LEASING AGENT CONTINUING EDUCATION
Section 1450.250 Residential Leasing Agent Continuing Education
a) Each residential leasing agent licensee shall complete, during the current term of the license, a minimum of 8 CE hours from a single core curriculum recommended by the Board and approved by the Division. Approved courses shall, at a minimum, cover recent changes in the Act and other laws affecting the leasing of residential real estate, including fair housing and human rights issues related to residential leasing, advertising and marketing, leases, applications, credit reports and criminal history, handling of funds, ownership-tenant relationships, owner-tenant laws, environmental issues related to residential real estate, and sexual harassment prevention training (see Section 2105-15.5 of the Department of Professional Regulation Law [20 ILCS 2105]).
b) A licensee is not required to complete CE requirements for the first renewal following the issuance of the initial residential leasing agent license.
c) Education providers, instructors and courses must be approved by the Division as set forth in Sections 1450.1100, 1450.1105, 1450.1145 and 1450.1155.
d) Certification of Compliance with CE Requirements
1) Each licensee shall certify, on the renewal application, full compliance with the CE requirements of this Section.
2) The Division may, in the context of compliance audits, require additional evidence demonstrating compliance with the CE requirements. Each licensee shall retain proof of completed CE.
3) In the context of a compliance audit, the Division shall accept verification submitted directly from a licensed education provider on behalf of a licensee as proof of CE compliance.
4) Failure to comply with CE requirements is a violation of the Act and may subject a licensee to a citation or such other discipline as set forth in the Act and this Part.
e) The Division shall conduct audits to verify compliance with this Section in accordance with Section 1450.960.
(Source: Amended at 45 Ill. Reg. 2851, effective February 23, 2021)