(225 ILCS 305/38)
(from Ch. 111, par. 1338)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
Fund; appropriations; investments; audits.
deposited in the Design Professionals Administration and Investigation Fund
shall be appropriated to the Department exclusively for expenses of the
Department and the Board in the administration of this Act, the Illinois
Professional Land Surveyor Act of 1989, the Professional Engineering
Practice Act of 1989, and the Structural Engineering Practice Act of
1989. The expenses of the Department under this Act shall be limited to the
ordinary and contingent expenses of the Design Professionals Dedicated
Employees within the Department as established under Section 2105-75 of the
Department of Professional Regulation Law (20 ILCS 2105/2105-75) and other
expenses related to the administration and enforcement of this Act.
Moneys from the Fund may also be used for direct and allocable indirect
costs related to the public purposes of the Department of Financial and Professional
Regulation. Moneys in the Fund may be transferred to the Professions Indirect
Cost Fund as authorized by Section 2105-300 of the Department of
Professional Regulation Law (20 ILCS 2105/2105-300).
All fines and penalties under Sections 22 and 36 shall be deposited in
the Design Professionals Administration and Investigation Fund.
Moneys in the Design Professionals Administration and Investigation Fund
may be invested and reinvested, with all earnings received from the
investments to be deposited in the Design Professionals Administration and
Investigation Fund and used for the same purposes as fees deposited in
Upon the completion of any audit of the Department as prescribed by the
Illinois State Auditing Act that includes an audit of the Design
Professionals Administration and Investigation Fund, the Department shall
make the audit open to inspection by any interested person. The copy of
the audit report required to be submitted to the Department by this
Section is an addition to copies of audit reports required to be submitted
to other State officers and agencies by Section 3-14 of the Illinois
State Auditing Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-610, eff. 8-24-09.)