(225 ILCS 317/20)
    Sec. 20. Designated certified person requirements.
    (a) A designated certified person must either be a current Illinois licensed professional engineer or hold a valid NICET level 3 or higher certification in "fire protection technology, automatic sprinkler system layout".
    (b) At least one member of every firm, association, or partnership and at least one corporate officer of every corporation engaged in the installation and repair of fire sprinkler systems must be a designated certified person.
    (c) A designated certified person must be employed by the licensee at a business location with a valid license.
    (d) A designated certified person must perform his or her normal duties at a business location with a valid license.
    (e) A designated certified person may only be the designated certified person for one business location and one business entity.
    (f) A designated certified person must be directly involved in supervision. The designated certified person does not, however, have to be at the site of the installation or repair of the fire sprinkler system at all times.
(Source: P.A. 92-871, eff. 1-3-03.)