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Full Text of SB3237  97th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Plumbing License Law is amended by
5changing Sections 11 and 16 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 320/11)  (from Ch. 111, par. 1110)
7    Sec. 11. The Director shall issue a plumber's license to
8each applicant who successfully passes the examination and has
9paid to the Department the required license fee. Each plumber's
10license shall be issued in the name of the Department with the
11seal thereof attached. Each plumber's license shall be composed
12of a solid plastic card that includes a photo of the licensed
13plumber printed directly on the card.
14    A person once licensed as a plumber under the provisions of
15this Act shall not be relicensed except by renewal or
16restoration of such license as provided in this Act.
17(Source: P.A. 83-878.)
18    (225 ILCS 320/16)  (from Ch. 111, par. 1115)
19    Sec. 16. (1) Any city, village or incorporated town, having
20a population of 500,000 or more may, by an ordinance containing
21provisions substantially the same as those in this Act and
22specifying educational or experience requirements equivalent



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1to those prescribed in this Act, provide for a board of
2plumbing examiners to conduct examinations for, and to issue,
3suspend, or revoke, plumbers' licenses, within such city,
4village or incorporated town. Upon the enactment of such
5ordinance the provisions of this act shall not apply within any
6such municipality except as otherwise provided herein.
7    (2) Any person licensed as a plumber pursuant to such
8ordinance, or licensed by the Department under this Act, may
9engage in plumbing anywhere in this State.
10    (3) Any board of plumbing examiners created pursuant to
11this Section shall maintain a current record similar to that
12required of the Director by Section 8 of this Act, and shall
13provide the Department with a copy thereof. The Department
14shall be advised of changes in such record at least every six
16    (4) In the event that the plumbing contractor's license is
17suspended or revoked by any city, village, or incorporated
18town, having a population of 500,000 or more, the city,
19village, or incorporated town shall notify the Department.
20    (5) Any city, village, or incorporated town having a
21population of 500,000 or more that licenses an individual as a
22plumber shall provide a license composed of a solid plastic
23card that includes a photo of the licensed plumber printed
24directly on the card.
25(Source: P.A. 97-365, eff. 1-1-12.)