(225 ILCS 115/8.1)
(from Ch. 111, par. 7008.1)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2029)
Certified veterinary technician.
person who is a certified veterinary technician who performs
veterinary technology contrary to this Act is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor
and shall be subject to the revocation of his or her certificate. However,
these penalties and
restrictions shall not apply to a student while performing activities required
as a part of his or her training.
The Department and the Board are authorized to hold hearings, reprimand,
suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue or renew a certificate and to perform any
other acts that may be necessary to regulate certified veterinary
technicians in a manner consistent with the provisions of the Act applicable to
The title "Certified veterinary technician" and the initials "CVT" may
only be used by persons certified by the Department. A person who uses these
titles without the certification as provided in this Section is guilty of a
Class A misdemeanor.
Certified veterinary technicians shall be required to complete continuing
education as prescribed by rule to renew their certification.
(Source: P.A. 93-281, eff. 12-31-03