(225 ILCS 427/60)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
Licenses; renewals; restoration; person in military service.
(a) The expiration date, fees, and renewal period for each license issued under this Act shall be set by rule. The Department may promulgate rules requiring continuing education and set all necessary requirements for such, including, but not limited to, fees, approved coursework, number of hours, and waivers of continuing education.
(b) Any licensee who has an expired license may have the license restored by applying to the Department and filing proof acceptable to the Department of fitness to have the expired license restored, which may include sworn evidence certifying to active practice in another jurisdiction satisfactory to the Department, complying with any continuing education requirements, and paying the required restoration fee.
(c) Any person whose license expired while (i) in federal service on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States or called into service or training with the State Militia, (ii) in training or education under the supervision of the United States preliminary to induction into the military service, or (iii) serving as an employee of the Department may have the license renewed or restored without paying any lapsed renewal fees and without completing the continuing education requirements for that licensure period if, within 2 years after honorable termination of the service, training, or education, except under condition other than honorable, the licensee furnishes the Department with satisfactory evidence of engagement and that the service, training, or education has been so honorably terminated.
(d) A community association manager or community association management firm that notifies the Department, in a manner prescribed by the Department, may place the license on inactive status for a period not to exceed 2 years and shall be excused from the payment of renewal fees until the person notifies the Department in writing of the intention to resume active practice.
(e) A community association manager or community association management firm requesting that the license be changed from inactive to active status shall be required to pay the current renewal fee and shall also demonstrate compliance with the continuing education requirements.
(f) No licensee with a nonrenewed or inactive license status or community association management firm operating without a designated community association manager shall provide community association management services as set forth in this Act.
(g) Any person violating subsection (f) of this Section shall be considered to be practicing without a license and will be subject to the disciplinary provisions of this Act.
(h) The Department shall not issue or renew a license if the applicant or licensee has an unpaid fine or fee from a disciplinary matter or from a non-disciplinary action imposed by the Department until the fine or fee is paid to the Department or the applicant or licensee has entered into a payment plan and is current on the required payments.
(i) The Department shall not issue or renew a license if the applicant or licensee has an unpaid fine or civil penalty imposed by the Department for unlicensed practice until the fine or civil penalty is paid to the Department or the applicant or licensee has entered into a payment plan and is current on the required payments.
(Source: P.A. 102-20, eff. 1-1-22; 102-970, eff. 5-27-22; 103-236, eff. 1-1-24