TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1456 RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1456.90 RESTORATION
Section 1456.90 Restoration
a) Any respiratory care practitioner whose license has expired or has been placed on inactive status for 5 years or less may have the license restored by paying the fees required by Section 1456.75. Individuals restoring a license after April 30, 2001 will be required to submit proof of 24 hours of continuing education as set forth in Section 1456.110 of this Part.
b) Any person seeking restoration of a license that has been expired or 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 the fee required by Section 1456.75. Individuals restoring a license after April 30, 2001 will be required to submit proof of 24 hours of continuing education as set forth in Section 1456.110 of this Part. The applicant also shall submit:
1) Sworn evidence of active practice in another jurisdiction. Such evidence shall include a statement from an appropriate board or licensing authority in the other jurisdiction that the licensee was authorized to practice; or
2) An affidavit attesting to military service as provided in Section 65(d) of the Act; or
3) Proof of passage of a respiratory care examination set forth in Section 1456.50 of this Part during the period the registration was lapsed or on inactive status.
c) Any person seeking restoration of a license within 2 years after discharge from military service pursuant to Section 65 of the Act will be required to pay only the current renewal fee and will not be required to submit proof of meeting the continuing education requirements.
d) 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 lack of information, discrepancies or conflicts in information given, or a need for clarification, the licensee seeking restoration shall be requested to:
1) Provide such information as may be necessary; and/or
2) Appear for an interview before the Board to explain such relevance or sufficiency, clarify information or clear up any discrepancies or conflicts in information.
e) Upon recommendation of the Board and approval by the Director, an applicant shall have the license restored or be notified in writing of the reason for denying the application.
(Source: Amended at 30 Ill. Reg. 14455, effective August 28, 2006)