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Full Text of SB1554  99th 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 Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act is
5amended by changing Section 13 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 15/13)  (from Ch. 111, par. 5363)
7    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2017)
8    Sec. 13. License renewal; restoration. The expiration date
9and renewal period for each license issued under this Act shall
10be set by rule. Every holder of a license under this Act may
11renew such license during the 90-day period immediately
12preceding the expiration date thereof upon payment of the
13required renewal fees and demonstrating compliance with any
14continuing education requirements. The Department shall adopt
15rules establishing minimum requirements of continuing
16education and means for verification of the completion of the
17continuing education requirements. The Department may contract
18with the Illinois Psychological Association to audit
19compliance with the continuing education requirements under
20this Section, including approving courses and verifying that
21licensees complete the continuing education requirements. The
22Department may, by rule, specify circumstances under which the
23continuing education requirements may be waived.



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1    A clinical psychologist who has permitted his or her
2license to expire or who has had his or her license on inactive
3status may have his or her license restored by making
4application to the Department and filing proof acceptable to
5the Department, as defined by rule, of his or her fitness to
6have his or her license restored, including evidence certifying
7to active practice in another jurisdiction satisfactory to the
8Department and by paying the required restoration fee.
9    If the clinical psychologist has not maintained an active
10practice in another jurisdiction satisfactory to the
11Department, the Board shall determine, by an evaluation program
12established by rule, his or her fitness to resume active status
13and may require the clinical psychologist to complete a period
14of supervised professional experience and may require
15successful completion of an examination.
16    However, any clinical psychologist whose license expired
17while he or she was (1) in Federal Service on active duty with
18the Armed Forces of the United States, or the State Militia
19called into service or training, or (2) in training or
20education under the supervision of the United States
21preliminary to induction into the military service, may have
22his or her license renewed or restored without paying any
23lapsed renewal fees if within 2 years after honorable
24termination of such service, training or education he or she
25furnishes the Department with satisfactory evidence to the
26effect that he or she has been so engaged and that his or her



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1service, training or education has been so terminated.
2(Source: P.A. 96-1050, eff. 1-1-11.)
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
4becoming law.