(225 ILCS 447/30-10)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
    Sec. 30-10. Qualifications for licensure as a locksmith.
    (a) A person is qualified for licensure as a locksmith if he or she meets all of the following requirements:
        (1) Is at least 18 years of age.
        (2) Has not been convicted of any felony in any
    
jurisdiction or at least 10 years have elapsed since the time of full discharge from a sentence imposed for a felony conviction.
        (3) Is of good moral character. Good moral character
    
is a continuing requirement of licensure. Conviction of crimes other than felonies may be used in determining moral character, but shall not constitute an absolute bar to licensure, except where the applicant is a registered sex offender.
        (4) Has not been declared by any court of competent
    
jurisdiction to be incompetent by reason of mental or physical defect or disease, unless a court has subsequently declared him or her to be competent.
        (5) Is not suffering from dependence on alcohol or
    
from narcotic addiction or dependence.
        (6) Has not been dishonorably discharged from the
    
armed forces of the United States.
        (7) Has passed an examination authorized by the
    
Department.
        (8) Submits his or her fingerprints, proof of having
    
general liability insurance required under subsection (b), and the required license fee.
        (9) Has not violated Section 10-5 of this Act.
    (b) It is the responsibility of the applicant to obtain general liability insurance in an amount and coverage appropriate for the applicant's circumstances as determined by rule. The applicant shall provide evidence of insurance to the Department before being issued a license. Failure to maintain general liability insurance and to provide the Department with written proof of the insurance shall result in cancellation of the license without hearing. A locksmith employed by a licensed locksmith agency or employed by a private concern may provide proof that his or her actions as a locksmith are covered by the liability insurance of his or her employer.
(Source: P.A. 98-253, eff. 8-9-13.)