(225 ILCS 340/15) (from Ch. 111, par. 6615)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
    Sec. 15. Any structural engineer who notifies the Department, in writing on forms prescribed by the Department, may elect to place his or her license on an inactive status and shall, subject to rules of the Department, be excused from payment of renewal fees until he or she notifies the Department in writing of the desire to resume active status.
    Any structural engineer requesting restoration from inactive status shall be required to pay the current renewal fee. If the structural engineer otherwise qualifies, upon payment, the Department shall restore his or her license, as provided in Section 14 of this Act.
    Any structural engineer whose license is on inactive status shall not practice structural engineering in the State of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 86-711.)