Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989. Provides that on or after January 1, 2014 and until January 1, 2016, a person who has graduated with a pre-professional 4-year baccalaureate degree in architecture and has completed such diversified professional training, including academic training, as is required by rules of the Department, and has begun, but has not yet completed, the examination requirements set forth under Section 12 of this Act prior to January 1, 2014, may apply for licensure with the Department upon completion of the requirements under Section 12 of the Act.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989. Provides that until January 1, 2016, in lieu of the requirement of graduation with a first professional degree in architecture from a program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation may admit an applicant who is a graduate with a pre-professional 4-year baccalaureate degree accepted for direct entry into a first professional master of architecture degree program, and who has completed such additional diversified professional training as is required by rule. Effective immediately.