(225 ILCS 110/29.5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Unlicensed practice; civil penalty.
(a) Any person who practices, offers to practice, attempts to practice, or
holds oneself out to practice speech-language pathology or audiology
or performs the functions and duties of a speech-language pathology
being licensed under this Act shall, in addition to any other penalty provided
by law, pay a civil penalty to the Department in an amount not to exceed $5,000
for each offense as determined by the Department. The civil penalty shall be
assessed by the Department after a hearing is held in
accordance with the provisions set forth in this Act regarding the provision of
a hearing for the discipline of a licensee.
(b) The Department has the authority and power to investigate any and all
(c) The civil penalty shall be paid within 60 days after the effective date
of the order imposing the civil penalty. The order shall constitute a judgment
and may be filed and execution had thereon in the same manner as any judgment
from any court of record.
(Source: P.A. 92-510, eff. 6-1-02