Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall allow an applicant to provide his or her individual taxpayer identification number as an alternative to provide a social security number when applying for a license. Provides that no applicant shall be denied a license solely based on his or her immigration status or citizenship status. Makes conforming changes in the School Code, Pharmacy Practice Act, and the Attorney Act. Makes other changes.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: In the School Boards Article of the School Code, provides that nothing in the provisions concerning qualifications of educators shall be construed to grant eligibility for obtaining any public benefit other than a license issued under the Article (rather than a professional license issued by the Department). Makes grammatical and formatting changes.