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Articles on Professional Regulation

Amendments to Detection of Deception Examiners Act

June
2013
Illinois Law Update
Page 284
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (the "Department") recently adopted amendments to regulations governing requirements for detection of deception trainees and examiners. 68 Ill. Adm. Code 1230.

Implementation of the Appraisal Management Company Registration Act

May
2013
Illinois Law Update
Page 228
Newly enacted section 1452 of Title 68 of the Illinois Administrative Code, promulgated by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (the "Department"), is directed towards appraisal services and specifies rules implementing provisions of the Appraisal Management Company Registration Act, 225 ILCS 459. 68 Ill. Adm. Code 1452.

Procedures implementing limitations on licensing health care workers upon criminal charges or conviction

April
2013
Illinois Law Update
Page 176
Recently adopted administrative rules issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (the "Department") establish procedures implementing amendments to the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois (the "Code"), 20 ILCS 2105/2105-15(i), barring licensing of health care workers who have been convicted of enumerated offenses. See 68 Ill. Adm. Code 1130.

New specifications for plumbers’ license cards. PA 097-1137

March
2013
Illinois Law Update
Page 124
Illinois lawmakers have amended the Illinois Plumbing License Law (225 ILCS 320/11, 16) to provide new requirements for plumbers' license cards.

Illinois implements changes to Nurse Practice Act

December
2010
Illinois Law Update
Page 616
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation recently amended section 1300 of the Nurse Practice Act, which lays out many of the regulations governing Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs), Registered Nurses (RNs), and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). 68 Ill Adm Code 1300 et seq.

Requirements for training, use of anesthesia in dental procedures strengthened

August
2010
Illinois Law Update
Page 400
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation recently amended regulations that create enforcement mechanisms for several sections of the Illinois Dental Practice Act, 225 ILCS 25/1 et seq.

Registered nurses allowed to administer anesthesia

December
2009
Illinois Law Update
Page 604
The Illinois Department of Public Health modified the rules concerning the licensing requirements for ambulatory surgical treatment centers.  

Illinois updates medical prescription prescribing protocol

August
2009
Illinois Law Update
Page 392
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has updated the rules regulating the dispensing of prescription drugs by physicians, dentists, and podiatrists.

Amendments made to Teacher Certification Criteria and a new Master Principal Program

May
2008
Illinois Law Update
Page 236
The State Board of Education added two new sections to 23 Ill Adm Code 25 and made changes to several sections. 23 Ill Adm Code 25. 

Licensing of physicians tied to maintenance of profiles

December
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 632
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which regulates the licensing of physicians, has created rules to implement the Medical Practice Act of 1987, 225 ILCS 60 et seq, which required that the department make publicly available profiles of all physicians licensed in Illinois. 68 Ill Adm Code 1285. 

Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program Implemented

September
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 460
The Board of Education has created 23 Ill Adm Code 2758 to implement the Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program, effective July 1, 2007. 

An Overview of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

By Michael V. Favia and Marlene E. Siedlarz
August
2007
Article
Page 428
Attorneys representing doctors, dentists, and other licensees before the IDFPR need to know the agency's policies and procedures. Here's a primer.

Professional licenses can be withheld for non-payment of taxes

August
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 404
A new sub-section, 1100.560, has been added to 68 Ill Adm Code 1100, effective May 16, 2007. 

Qualified physician must be present until medical discharge

August
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 404
Sub-section 205.320 of 77 Ill Adm Code 205, titled "Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Licensing Requirements," has been amended, effective May 7, 2007. 

Notice requirements for out-of-state Certified Public Accountants explained

May
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 236
Effective February 15, 2007, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has amended 68 Ill Adm Code 1420. 

New continuing education requirements for massage therapists

September
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 464
Effective June 29, 2006, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) has amended part 1284 of title 68, 68 Ill Adm Code 1284. 

Changes made to dental examinations to be commensurate with national standards

July
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 334
Amendments have been made to the required examinations of dentists and hygienists with the intent that these changes will mirror national changes. 

Medical specialists now eligible to issue handicapped placards

April
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 174
Effective January 6, 2006, the Secretary of State has broadened the class of persons eligible to issue handicapped placards to include "competent medical specialists." 

Changes made to assist in implementing a computer-based CPA exam

February
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 68
The Illinois Board of Examiners recently amended and added a new section to Part 1400 of Title 23, 23 Ill Adm Code 1400.

Requirements amended for social workers renewing or restoring licenses

March
2005
Illinois Law Update
Page 116
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation recently amended Part 1470 of Title 68 of the Illinois Administrative Code, 68 Ill Adm Code 1470, effective December 8, 2004.

Massage therapists required to submit fingerprints to State Police P.A. 093-0908

October
2004
Illinois Law Update
Page 514
Effective immediately, each applicant for a massage therapist license will have his or her fingerprints electronically submitted to the Department of State Police. 

Background Checks Required for Euthanasia Technicians P.A. 093-0626

May
2004
Illinois Law Update
Page 242
Effective immediately, each applicant for certification as a euthanasia technician must have his or her fingerprints submitted to the Department of State Police in an electronic format that complies with the form.

State Updates Public Accounting Act Requirements and Testing to Take Advantage of Computer Technolog; P.A. 93-0629

May
2004
Illinois Law Update
Page 242
Effective December 2003, information regarding the educational requirements, the application process, the examination, and fees connected to the Public Accounting exam became available on the Board of Examiner's web site, as well as in printed documents available from the board's office.

Standards Governing Compliance, Financial and Performance Audit Requirements Amended P.A. 93-0630

April
2004
Illinois Law Update
Page 176
Effective immediately, compliance audits are to be performed in accordance with attestation standards issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, related AICPA Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements.

Changes in Place for Special Education Certification

March
2004
Illinois Law Update
Page 124
The Illinois State Board of Education recently adopted amendments to 23 Ill. Adm. Code 27, governing the Standards for Certification in Specific Teaching Fields. 

State Board of Education Amends Certification Requirements

January
2004
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
The Illinois State Board of Education recently adopted amendments to 23 Ill. Adm. Code 25. Effective October 20, 2003.

Changes in place for teacher and administrator certification

July
2003
Illinois Law Update
Page 332
The Illinois State Board of Education recently amended 23 Ill Adm Code 25, related to administrator and teacher certification. The amendments, effective April 28, 2003, are designed to implement two major components of P.A. 92-796.

New training requirements established for pharmacies P.A. 92-0880

April
2003
Illinois Law Update
Page 168
The Pharmacy Practice Act of 1987, 225 ILCS 85 et seq., was recently amended to include a new section 17.1 .

The Department of Professional Regulation may subpoena dentists’ patient appointment calendars, but not private patient files

March
2003
Illinois Law Update
Page 116
On December 5, 2002, the Illinois Supreme Court held that the Department of Professional Regulation may not subpoena a dentist's private patient files.

Standards for nursing applicants and nursing curricula amended

February
2003
Illinois Law Update
Page 62
On November 18, 2002, the Department of Professional Regulation (department) amended its regulations relating to qualifications and application procedures for professional nurses and professional nursing curricula in title 68 of the Illinois Administrative Code.

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