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225 ILCS 37/16

    (225 ILCS 37/16)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2029)
    Sec. 16. Exemptions. This Act does not prohibit or restrict any of the following:
        (1) A person performing the functions and duties of
an environmental health practitioner under the general supervision of a licensed environmental health practitioner or licensed professional engineer if that person (i) is not responsible for the administration or supervision of one or more employees engaged in an environmental health program, (ii) establishes a method of verbal communication with the licensed environmental health practitioner or licensed professional engineer to whom they can refer and report questions, problems, and emergency situations encountered in environmental health practice, and (iii) has his or her written reports reviewed monthly by a licensed environmental health practitioner or licensed professional engineer.
        (2) A person licensed in this State under any other
Act from engaging in the practice for which he or she is licensed.
        (3) A person working in laboratories licensed by,
registered with, or operated by the State of Illinois.
        (4) A person employed by a State-licensed health care
facility who engages in the practice of environmental health or whose job responsibilities include ensuring that the environment in the health care facility is healthy and safe for employees, patients, and visitors.
        (5) A person employed with the Illinois Department of
Agriculture who engages in meat and poultry inspections or environmental inspections under the authority of the Department of Agriculture.
        (6) A person holding a degree of Doctor of Veterinary
Medicine and Surgery and licensed under the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004.
(Source: P.A. 92-837, eff. 8-22-02; 93-281, eff. 12-31-03.)