HB1612 EnrolledLRB103 26175 AMQ 52534 b

1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Department of Professional Regulation Law
5of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by
6adding Section 2105-370 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 2105/2105-370 new)
8    Sec. 2105-370. Data on applications. In conjunction with
9applications for licensure, the Department shall request, and
10applicants may voluntarily provide, demographic information
11that includes sex, ethnicity, race, and disability. On or
12before March 1 of each calendar year, the Department shall
13publish a report on the Department's website that contains the
14demographic information it collected the preceding calendar
15year, the number of applications for licensure and renewal of
16licensure it received in the preceding calendar year, and the
17number of applicants who were denied licensure in the
18preceding calendar year regardless of whether application was
19made in that calendar year.
20    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
211, 2025.