(225 ILCS 335/2) (from Ch. 111, par. 7502)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
    Sec. 2. Definitions. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:
    (a) "Licensure" means the act of obtaining or holding a license issued by the Department as provided in this Act.
    (b) "Department" means the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
    (c) "Secretary" means the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation.
    (d) "Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, business trust, limited liability company, or other legal entity.
    (e) "Roofing contractor" is one who has the experience, knowledge and skill to construct, reconstruct, alter, maintain and repair roofs and use materials and items used in the construction, reconstruction, alteration, maintenance and repair of all kinds of roofing and waterproofing as related to roofing, all in such manner to comply with all plans, specifications, codes, laws, and regulations applicable thereto, but does not include such contractor's employees to the extent the requirements of Section 3 of this Act apply and extend to such employees.
    (f) "Board" means the Roofing Advisory Board.
    (g) "Qualifying party" means the individual filing as a sole proprietor, partner of a partnership, officer of a corporation, trustee of a business trust, or party of another legal entity, who is legally qualified to act for the business organization in all matters connected with its roofing contracting business, has the authority to supervise roofing installation operations, and is actively engaged in day to day activities of the business organization.
    "Qualifying party" does not apply to a seller of roofing materials or services when the construction, reconstruction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of roofing or waterproofing is to be performed by a person other than the seller or the seller's employees.
    (h) "Limited roofing license" means a license made available to contractors whose roofing business is limited to roofing residential properties consisting of 8 units or less.
    (i) "Unlimited roofing license" means a license made available to contractors whose roofing business is unlimited in nature and includes roofing on residential, commercial, and industrial properties.
    (j) "Seller of services or materials" means a business entity primarily engaged in the sale of tangible personal property at retail.
    (k) "Building permit" means a permit issued by a unit of local government for work performed within the local government's jurisdiction that requires a license under this Act.
    (l) "Address of record" means the designated address recorded by the Department in the applicant's or licensee's application file or license file as maintained by the Department's licensure maintenance unit. It is the duty of the applicant or licensee to inform the Department of any change of address, and those changes must be made either through the Department's website or by contacting the Department.
    (m) "Roof repair" means reconstruction or renewal of any part of an existing roof for the purpose of its maintenance but excludes circumstances when a torch technique is used.
(Source: P.A. 99-469, eff. 8-26-15; 100-545, eff. 11-8-17.)