(225 ILCS 41/10-10)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
A person who
meets all of the following requirements is qualified to receive a
license as a funeral director and embalmer:
(a) Is at least 18 years of age.
(b) Has successfully completed one academic year in a
college or university and has successfully completed a course of
instruction of at least one year duration in a professional school or
college teaching the practice of funeral directing and embalming
that is recognized and approved by the Department.
(c) Has studied funeral directing and embalming in this State under
a funeral director and embalmer, licensed under this Code or any
prior Act, for at least one year. Nevertheless, no credit shall be
given for the study of funeral directing and
embalming in this State as an intern unless the applicant
period of study was a licensed funeral director and embalmer intern.
(d) Is satisfactorily versed in approved measures used
by the practice for the prevention and against the spread of disease and
has the skills reasonably involved, and is adequately and properly
protected against communicable diseases by means usually adopted and
approved by medical science.
(e) Has passed an examination developed
or acquired by the Department and conducted by the Department or its
designee to determine the fitness of an applicant to receive a license
as a licensed funeral director and embalmer.
(Source: P.A. 93-268, eff. 1-1-04