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225 ILCS 316/10

    (225 ILCS 316/10)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 10. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "Address of record" means the designated address recorded by the Department in the applicant's application file or registrant's registration file as maintained by the Department.
    "Board" means the Registered Landscape Architecture Registration Board.
    "Department" means the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
    "Email address of record" means the designated email address of record by the Department in the applicant's application file or registrant's registration file as maintained by the Department.
    "Landscape architecture" means the art and science of arranging land, together with the spaces and objects upon it, for the purpose of creating a safe, efficient, healthful, and aesthetically pleasing physical environment for human use and enjoyment, as performed by landscape architects.
    "Landscape architectural practice" means the offering or furnishing of professional services in connection with a landscape architecture project that do not require the seal of an architect, land surveyor, professional engineer, or structural engineer. These services may include, but are not limited to, providing preliminary studies; developing design concepts; planning for the relationships of physical improvements and intended uses of the site; establishing form and aesthetic elements; developing those technical details on the site that are exclusive of any building or structure; preparing and coordinating technical submissions; and conducting site observation of a landscape architecture project.
    "Registered landscape architect" means a person who, based on education, experience, and examination in the field of landscape architecture, is registered under this Act.
    "Secretary" means the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation. The Secretary may designate his or her duties under this Act to a designee of his or her choice, including, but not limited to, the Director of Professional Regulation.
(Source: P.A. 102-284, eff. 8-6-21; 103-309, eff. 1-1-24.)