(225 ILCS 340/16) (from Ch. 111, par. 6616)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
    Sec. 16. The Department may, in its discretion, license as a structural engineer upon payment of the required fee, an applicant who is a structural engineer licensed under the laws of another state or territory, if the requirements for licensure in the state or territory were, at the date of licensure, substantially equivalent to the requirements in force in this State on that date.
    Applicants have 3 years from the date of application to complete the application process. If the process has not been completed in 3 years, the application shall be denied, the fee forfeited and the applicant must reapply and meet the requirements in effect at the time of reapplication.
(Source: P.A. 96-610, eff. 8-24-09.)