(225 ILCS 305/19) (from Ch. 111, par. 1319)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
    Sec. 19. Fees.
    (a) The Department shall provide by rule for a schedule of fees to be paid for licenses by all applicants. All fees are not refundable.
    (b) The fees for the administration and enforcement of this Act, including but not limited to original licensure, renewal, and restoration, shall be set by rule by the Department.
    All of the fees and fines collected pursuant to this Section shall be deposited in the Design Professionals Administration and Investigation Fund. Of the moneys deposited into the Design Professionals Administration and Investigation Fund, the Department may use such funds as necessary and available to produce and distribute newsletters to persons licensed under this Act.
    Any person who delivers a check or other payment to the Department that is returned to the Department unpaid by the financial institution upon which it is drawn shall pay to the Department, in addition to the amount already owed to the Department, a fine of $50. The fines imposed by this Section are in addition to any other discipline provided under this Act for unlicensed practice or practice on a nonrenewed license. The Department shall notify the person that payment of fees and fines shall be paid to the Department by certified check or money order within 30 calendar days of the notification. If, after the expiration of 30 days from the date of the notification, the person has failed to submit the necessary remittance, the Department shall automatically terminate the license or certificate or deny the application, without hearing. If, after termination or denial, the person seeks a license or certificate, he or she shall apply to the Department for restoration or issuance of the license or certificate and pay all fees and fines due to the Department. The Department may establish a fee for the processing of an application for restoration of a license or certificate to pay all expenses of processing this application. The Director may waive the fines due under this Section in individual cases where the Director finds that the fines would be unreasonable or unnecessarily burdensome.
(Source: P.A. 91-133, eff. 1-1-00; 92-146, eff. 1-1-02.)