(225 ILCS 41/10-25)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
The Department shall authorize and hold
examinations of applicants for licenses as licensed funeral directors and
embalmers. The examination may include both practical demonstrations and
written and oral tests and shall embrace the subjects of anatomy, sanitary
science, health regulations in relation to the handling of deceased human
bodies, measures used by funeral directors and embalmers for the prevention of
the spread of diseases, the care, preservation, embalming, transportation, and
burial of dead human bodies, and other subjects relating to the care and
handling of deceased human bodies as set forth in this Article and as the
Department by rule may prescribe.
Whenever the Secretary is not satisfied that substantial justice has been
done in an examination, the Secretary may order a reexamination.
If an applicant neglects, fails without an approved excuse or refuses
to take the next available examination offered for licensure under this
Code, the fee paid by the applicant shall be forfeited to the Department and
the application denied. If an applicant fails to pass an examination for
licensure under this Code within 3 years after filing an application, the
application shall be denied. However, the applicant may
thereafter make a new application for examination which shall be
accompanied by the required fee.
(Source: P.A. 96-1463, eff. 1-1-11