(225 ILCS 135/55)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2025)
    Sec. 55. Qualifications for licensure. A person shall be qualified for licensure as a genetic counselor and the Department may issue a license if that person:
        (1) has applied in writing in form and substance
satisfactory to the Department; is at least 21 years of age;
        (2) has not engaged in conduct or activities which
would constitute grounds for discipline under this Act;
        (3) (i) has successfully completed a Master's degree
in genetic counseling from an ABGC or ABMG accredited training program or an equivalent program approved by the ABGC or the ABMG or (ii) is a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches or (iii) has a doctoral degree and has successfully completed an ABMG accredited medical genetics training program or an equivalent program approved by the ABMG;
        (4) has successfully completed an examination
provided by the ABGC or its successor, the ABMG or its successor, or a substantially equivalent examination approved by the Department;
        (5) has paid the fees required by rule;
        (6) has met the requirements for certification set
forth by the ABGC or its successor or the ABMG or its successor; and
        (7) has met any other requirements established by
(Source: P.A. 93-1041, eff. 9-29-04; 94-661, eff. 1-1-06.)