TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER II: DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
PART 1286 TESTING OF BREATH, BLOOD AND URINE FOR ALCOHOL, OTHER DRUGS, AND INTOXICATING COMPOUNDS
SECTION 1286.110 RENEWAL OF BAO LICENSE


 

Section 1286.110  Renewal of BAO License

 

The Director or his/her designee is authorized to renew BAO licenses subject to the requirements of this Section.  An individual with a renewed BAO license is a BAO.  A renewed BAO license shall be subject to the same terms and conditions as an original BAO license.

 

a)         BAO license renewal candidates must either successfully attend the renewal course and pass the written renewal examination or successfully complete the computer-based training course.

 

1)         Under the direction and control of a BAT, BAO renewal candidates attending the renewal course must:

 

A)        Complete a training curriculum approved by the Department that includes the following:

 

i)          Review of theory and practice with an approved evidentiary instrument;

 

ii)         Review of administrative rules as contained in this Part; and

 

iii)        Review of current and related problems in the field.

 

B)        Pass the standardized written examination for Breath Analysis Operator provided by the Department with a minimum score of 70 percent.

 

2)         The computer-based BAO license renewal course will:

 

A)        Review subject matter similar to the BAO classroom instruction; and

 

B)        Provide an objective examination that the BAO license renewal candidate must pass with a minimum score of 70 percent.

 

b)         A BAO license that has either been revoked or been expired for more than one year cannot be renewed.  To become licensed again, the individual must complete the initial licensure course.  Appeals from this decision may be pursued in accordance with Section 1286.20.

 

c)         The Department will designate sites and dates for renewal courses.

 

d)         Renewal courses will be held in locations approved by the Department based upon appropriate lighting, space, heating, and air conditioning conditions.

 

e)         When the Department approves a new evidentiary instrument (see Section 1286.210) after the BAO's licensure renewal, the Department will provide training on the new instrument.

 

(Source:  Amended at 39 Ill. Reg. 11670, effective July 29, 2015)