(225 ILCS 70/7)
(from Ch. 111, par. 3657)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
The Department shall authorize examinations of
nursing home administrators at such times and places as it may determine.
Examinations shall be held not less frequently than 2 times every year.
The examination of applicants shall be of a character to give a fair test
of the qualifications of the applicant to practice nursing home administration.
Applicants for examination as nursing home administrators shall be
required to pay, either to the Department or the designated testing
service, a fee covering the cost of providing the examination. Failure to
appear for the examination on the scheduled date, at the time and place
specified, after the applicant's application for examination has been
received and acknowledged by the Department or the designated testing
service, shall result in the forfeiture of the examination fee.
If an applicant neglects, fails or refuses to take an examination or
fails to pass an examination for a license under this Act within 3 years
after filing his or her licensure application, the application shall be
denied and the examination shall be void. However,
such applicant may thereafter make a new application for examination
accompanied by the required fee, and must furnish proof of meeting
qualifications for examination in effect at the time of new application.
An applicant shall have one year from the date of notification of
successful completion of the examination to apply to the Department for a
license. If an applicant fails to apply within one year, the applicant
shall be required to again take and pass the examination.
The Department may employ consultants for the purpose of preparing and
(Source: P.A. 90-61, eff. 12-30-97