(215 ILCS 5/1545)
    Sec. 1545. License.
    (a) Unless denied licensure under this Article, persons who have met the requirements of this Article shall be issued a public adjuster license.
    (b) A public adjuster license shall remain in effect unless revoked, terminated, or suspended as long as the requirements for license renewal are met by the due date.
    (c) The licensee shall inform the Director by any means acceptable to the Director of a change of address, change of legal name, or change of information submitted on the application within 30 days of the change.
    (d) A licensed public adjuster shall be subject to Article XXVI of this Code.
    (e) A public adjuster who allows his or her license to lapse may, within 12 months from the due date of the renewal, be issued a new public adjuster license without necessity of passing a written examination. However, a penalty in the amount of double the unpaid renewal fee shall be required for the issue of the new public adjuster license.
    (f) A licensed public adjuster that is unable to comply with license renewal procedures due to military service or a long-term medical disability may request a waiver of the procedures in subsection (e) of this Section. The public adjuster may also request a waiver of any examination requirement, fine, or other sanction imposed for failure to comply with renewal procedures.
    (g) The license shall contain the licensee's name, city and state of business address, personal identification number, the date of issuance, the expiration date, and any other information the Director deems necessary.
    (h) In order to assist in the performance of the Director's duties, the Director may contract with non-governmental entities, including the NAIC or any affiliates or subsidiaries that the NAIC oversees, to perform any ministerial functions, including the collection of fees and data, related to licensing that the Director may deem appropriate.
(Source: P.A. 96-1332, eff. 1-1-11.)