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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of Professional Regulation Law of
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by adding
Section 2105-140 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2105/2105-140 new)
Licensing of noncitizens.
(a) No person shall be prohibited from receiving a license
solely because he or she is not a citizen of the United States.
(b) The Department may grant a license to a person who,
addition to fulfilling the requirements of the State licensing
Act that applies to his or her profession, satisfies the
(1) the United States Department of Homeland Security
has approved the person's request for Deferred Action for
(2) the person's Deferred Action for Childhood
has not expired or has been properly renewed; and
(3) the person has a current and valid employment
authorization document issued by the United States
Citizenship and Immigration Service.
The General Assembly finds and declares that this Section