Sec. 1310.80 - Restoration

ยง 1310.80. Restoration

a) A person seeking restoration of a license which has expired for 5 years or less shall have the license restored upon payment of $20 plus all lapsed renewal fees required by Section 1310.65 of this Part and proof of the successful completion of 36 hours of continuing education or 3 semester hours of completed college level course work in accordance with Section 1310.85 during the 2 years prior to restoration.

b) A person seeking restoration of a license which has been placed on inactive status for 5 years or less shall have the license restored upon payment of the current renewal fee and proof of the successful completion of 36 hours of continuing education or 3 semester hours of completed college level course work in accordance with Section 1310.85 during the 2 years prior to restoration.

c) A person applying for restoration of a license as a nursing home administrator which has been expired or on inactive status for more than 5 years shall file an application with the Department, together with proof of 36 hours of continuing education or 3 semester hours of completed college level course work in accordance with Section 1310.85 during the 2 years prior to restoration and the fee required by Section 1310.65 of this Part. The applicant shall also:

1) Submit certification of licensure as a nursing home administrator in another jurisdiction and active practice for 3 of the last 5 years prior to application. Such certification of licensure shall include a statement from the appropriate board of licensing authority in another jurisdiction that the licensee was licensed and in good standing; or

2) Submit an affidavit attesting to military service as provided in Section 11 of the Act; or

3) Submit proof of an additional 36 hours of continuing education in accordance with Section 1310.85 completed within 2 years prior to restoration application; or

4) Pass both portions of the examination provided for in Section 1310.60.

d) When the accuracy of any submitted documentation, or the relevance or sufficiency of the course work or experience is questioned by the Department because of a lack of information, discrepancies or conflicts in information given, or a need for clarification, the licensee seeking restoration shall be requested to:

1) Provide such information as may be necessary; and/or

2) Appear for an interview before the Board to explain such relevance or sufficiency, clarify information, or clear up any discrepancies or conflicts in information. Upon recommendation of the Board and approval by the Department, an applicant shall have the license restored.

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Amended at 23 Ill. Reg. 5728, effective April 30, 1999

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