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(225 ILCS 410/3A-6)
(from Ch. 111, par. 1703A-6)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
continuing education; examination; military service.
The holder of a license
issued under this Article may renew such license during the
month preceding the expiration date thereof by paying the required fee, giving evidence the Department may
prescribe of completing not less than 10 hours for estheticians,
and not less than 20 hours of continuing education for esthetics
within the 2 years prior to renewal. The training shall be in subjects,
approved by the Department as prescribed by rule upon recommendation of
For the initial renewal of an esthetician's license which requires continuing education, as prescribed by rule, one hour of the continuing education shall include domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education as prescribed by rule of the Department. For every subsequent renewal of an esthetician's license, one hour of the continuing education may include domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education as prescribed by rule of the Department. The one-hour domestic violence and sexual assault awareness continuing education course shall be provided by a continuing education provider approved by the Department, except that completion from March 12, 2016 to March 15, 2016 of a one-hour domestic violence and sexual assault awareness course from a domestic violence and sexual assault awareness organization shall satisfy this requirement.
The Department may prescribe rules regarding the requirements for domestic violence and sexual assault awareness continuing education courses and teachers.
The Department, in its discretion, may waive enforcement of the continuing
education requirement in this Section, including the domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education requirement, and shall adopt rules defining the
standards and criteria for such waiver, under the following circumstances:
(1) the licensee resides in a locality where it is
demonstrated that the absence of opportunities for such education would interfere with the ability of the licensee to provide service to the public;
(2) the licensee's compliance with the continuing
education requirements would cause a substantial financial hardship on the licensee;
(3) the licensee is serving in the United States
(4) the licensee is incapacitated due to illness.
(Source: P.A. 98-911, eff. 1-1-15; 99-427, eff. 8-21-15; 99-766, eff. 1-1-17