Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process.
Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public
soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the
Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes,
statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect.
If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has
not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already
been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes
made to the current law.
(510 ILCS 72/45)
Certifications; renewal; restoration; person in military
service; inactive status.
(a) The expiration date, renewal period, renewal fees, and procedures for
renewal of each certification issued under this Act shall be set by rule.
(b) Any person who has permitted a euthanasia technician certification to
expire or who has a
certification on inactive status may have it restored by submitting an
application to the Department and filing proof of fitness, as defined by rule,
to have the certification restored, including, if appropriate, evidence that is
satisfactory to the Department certifying active practice in another
jurisdiction and by paying the required fee.
(c) If the person has not maintained an active practice in another
jurisdiction that is satisfactory to the Department, the Department shall
determine the person's fitness to resume active status.
(d) Any person whose euthanasia technician certification expired while on
active duty with the armed
forces of the United States, while called into service or training with the
State Militia or in training or education under the supervision of the United
States government prior to induction into the military service, however, may
have his or her certification restored without paying any renewal fees if,
within 2 years after the termination of that service, training, or education,
except under conditions other than honorable, the Department is furnished with
satisfactory evidence that the person has been so engaged and that the
service, training, or education has been so terminated.
(e) A euthanasia technician certificate holder may place his or her
certification on inactive
status and shall be excused from paying renewal fees until he or she notifies
the Department in writing of the intention to resume active practice. A
certificate holder who is on inactive status shall not practice while the
is in inactive status.
(f) The Department shall set by rule the requirements for restoration of a
euthanasia agency certification and the requirements for a change of
(Source: P.A. 92-449, eff. 1-1-02.)