(225 ILCS 20/9A) (from Ch. 111, par. 6359A)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 9A. Qualifications for license as licensed social worker. A person shall be qualified to be licensed as a licensed social worker if that person:
        (1) has applied in writing on the prescribed form;
        (2) is of good moral character, as defined in
    
subsection (2) of Section 9;
        (3)(a) has a degree from a graduate program of social
    
work approved by the Department; or
        (b) has a degree in social work from an undergraduate
    
program approved by the Department and has successfully completed at least 3 years of supervised professional experience subsequent to obtaining the degree as established by rule. If no supervision by a licensed social worker or a licensed clinical social worker is available, then supervised professional experience may include supervision by other appropriate disciplines as defined by rule;
        (4) has passed the examination for the practice of
    
social work as a licensed social worker as authorized by the Department; and
        (5) has paid the required fees.
(Source: P.A. 100-414, eff. 8-25-17.)