(225 ILCS 305/10)
(from Ch. 111, par. 1310)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
Powers and duties of the Board.
(a) The Board shall hold at
least 3 regular meetings each year.
(b) The Board shall annually elect a Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson who
(c) The Board, upon request by the Department, may make a curriculum
evaluation to determine if courses conform to the requirements of approved
(d) The Board shall assist the Department in conducting oral interviews,
disciplinary conferences and formal evidentiary hearings.
(e) The Department may, at any time, seek the expert advice and knowledge
of the Board on any matter relating to the enforcement of this Act.
(f) The Board may appoint a subcommittee to serve as a Complaint Committee
to recommend the disposition of case files according to procedures established
by rule in 68 Ill. Adm. Code 1150.95, and any amendments or changes thereto.
(g) The Board shall review applicant qualifications to sit for
the examination or for licensure and shall make recommendations to the
Department except for those applicant qualifications that the Board designates as routinely acceptable. The Department shall review the Board's recommendations on
applicant qualifications. The Secretary shall notify the Board
with an explanation of any deviation from the Board's recommendation on
applicant qualifications. After review of the Secretary's
explanation of his or her reasons for deviation, the Board shall have the
opportunity to comment upon the Secretary's decision.
(h) The Board may submit comments to the Secretary within a reasonable time
notification of any final decision or order from the Secretary that deviates
from any report or recommendation of the Board relating to the qualifications
of applicants, unlicensed practice, discipline of licensees or registrants, or promulgation of
(i) The Board may recommend that the Department contract
with an individual or a corporation or other business entity to assist in the providing of investigative, legal, prosecutorial, and other services necessary to perform its
duties pursuant to subsection (3) of Section 8 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-976, eff. 8-15-14.)