TITLE 17: CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER e: LAW ENFORCEMENT
PART 2080 OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT CARRYING PASSENGERS FOR HIRE ON ILLINOIS WATERS
SECTION 2080.65 APPLICATION FOR PASSENGER FOR HIRE LICENSES
Section 2080.65 Application for Passenger for Hire Licenses
a) All forms for the application to obtain a passenger for hire license provided by the Department must be completed and submitted by the applicant along with any other documentation or information that the Department requires before a passenger for hire license may be issued.
b) The Department shall review all applications and shall issue a passenger for hire license upon the finding of the Department that all requirements of this Section and the Boat Registration and Safety Act [625 ILCS 45] have been complied with by the applicant.
c) If there are additions and/or changes to the information submitted on the application that takes place after issuance of a passenger for hire license, it shall be the responsibility of the applicant to notify the Department of such additions and/or changes within 14 days. Such notifications shall be in writing with the proper documentation and an updated application attached. Such information shall be sent to the Department of Natural Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702. The Department shall review the updated application to determine if the updated application and documentation is in compliance with this Part and the Boat Registration and Safety Act [625 ILCS 45]. Upon a finding that the updated application and any submitted documentation is in compliance, the Department shall issue an updated passenger for hire license with new information listed on the license as necessary. The expiration date of the updated passenger for hire license shall be the same date as the originally issued license.
d) All applications for passenger for hire licenses must include the names and the Department required merchant mariner credentials for each operator who may operate the vessel or vessels during the period an issued license is valid.
(Source: Added at 45 Ill. Reg. 8394, effective June 23, 2021)