Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that beginning January 1, 2024, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall supplement all paper-based certificates, licenses, and authorities with a digitally-verified electronic credential. Provides that the Department may use a third-party electronic credential system. Provides that such electronic credential system shall include a verification system that is operated by the electronic credential agency or its agent on its behalf for the purpose of verifying the authenticity and validity of electronic credentials. Effective immediately.
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Provides that beginning July 1, 2024 (rather than January 1, 2024), the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall supplement all paper-based certificates and licenses (rather than certificates, licenses, and authorities) with a digitally verified electronic credential. Makes a grammatical change.