Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

Scope of practice and licensure procedures for licensed nurses modernized

April
2021
Illinois Law Update
, Page 18
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation adopted amendments to the Nurse Practice Act, clarifying the scope of practice and licensure procedures for licensed nurses. Licensed nurses and their employers are affected by these changes.

Physician assistants given authority to prescribe schedule II substances

April
2020
Illinois Law Update
, Page 16
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation adopted amendments to the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 implementing the sunset reauthorization of the Act.

New department of financial and professional regulation documents available under FOIA

March
2020
Illinois Law Update
, Page 20
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation adopted amendments to provide clarification and transparency in how the department complies with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Licensed professionals now required to pay all fines and complete sexual-harassment training before issuance of a new license

August
2019
Illinois Law Update
, Page 16
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (DFPR) amended the part titled “Administrative Procedures for General Professional Regulation Under the Administrative Code” (68 IAC 1130; 42 Ill. Reg. 22314 (effective May 10, 2019)).

Consolidated real estate prelicense education and continuing education licenses

April
2019
Illinois Law Update
, Page 14
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued a rulemaking which consolidates the licenses for providers of real estate prelicense education and continuing education into a single education provider license (68 Ill. Adm. Code 1450 (effective Jan. 25, 2019)).

New hour requirements for residential and general real estate appraisers

February
2019
Illinois Law Update
, Page 14
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation adopted amendments to Real Estate Appraiser Licensing (68 Ill. Adm. Code 1455 (effective Nov. 26, 2018)).

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