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Full Text of SB1792  98th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989
5is amended by changing Section 13 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 305/13)  (from Ch. 111, par. 1313)
7    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
8    Sec. 13. Qualifications of applicants. Any person who is of
9good moral character may apply for licensure if he or she is a
10graduate with a first professional degree in architecture from
11a program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting
12Board, has completed the examination requirements set forth
13under Section 12 of this Act, and has completed such
14diversified professional training, including academic
15training, as is required by rules of the Department. Until
16January 1, 2016 2014, in lieu of the requirement of graduation
17with a first professional degree in architecture from a program
18accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board,
19the Department may admit an applicant who is a graduate with a
20pre-professional 4 year baccalaureate degree accepted for
21direct entry into a first professional master of architecture
22degree program, and who has completed such additional
23diversified professional training, including academic



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1training, as is required by rules of the Department. The
2Department may adopt, as its own rules relating to diversified
3professional training, those guidelines published from time to
4time by the National Council of Architectural Registration
6    Good moral character means such character as will enable a
7person to discharge the fiduciary duties of an architect to
8that person's client and to the public in a manner which
9protects health, safety and welfare. Evidence of inability to
10discharge such duties may include the commission of an offense
11justifying discipline under Section 22. In addition, the
12Department may take into consideration whether the applicant
13has engaged in conduct or actions that would constitute grounds
14for discipline under this Act.
15(Source: P.A. 96-610, eff. 8-24-09.)
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.