(225 ILCS 443/30)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 30. Application for licensure.
    (a) An application for licensure as an interpreter for the deaf shall be made to the Commission on forms prescribed by the Commission and accompanied by the appropriate documentation and the required nonrefundable fee. All applications shall contain information that, in the judgment of the Commission, shall enable the Commission to determine an applicant's qualifications.
    (b) Applicants have one year from the date the application is initially submitted to the Commission to complete the application process. If the process has not been completed in the one-year period, the application shall be denied and the fee forfeited and the applicant must reapply and meet the requirements in effect at the time of reapplication.
    (c) A license shall not be denied to an applicant because of the applicant's race, religion, creed, national origin, political beliefs or activities, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.
(Source: P.A. 95-617, eff. 9-12-07.)