Bill Sponsor
Illinois House Bill 2394
Session 103rd
Cert Shorthand Report-Various
Became Law
Became Law
Became Law on Dec 8, 2023
Bob Morgan
Suzy Glowiak Hilton
First Action
Feb 14, 2023
Latest Action
Dec 8, 2023
Origin Chamber
Bill Number
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (1)
checkPassed on March 24, 2023
Motion Text
Third Reading
House Roll Call Votes
Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Repeals the Illinois Certified Shorthand Reporters Act of 1984 on January 1, 2029 (rather than January 1, 2024). Amends the Illinois Certified Shorthand Reporters Act of 1984. Provides that all applicants and registrants shall: (1) provide a valid address and email address to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which shall serve as the address of record and email address of record, respectively, at the time of application for registration or renewal of a registration; and (2) inform the Department of any change of address of record or email address of record within 14 days after such change either through the Department's website or by contacting the Department's licensure maintenance unit. Provides that every application for an original licensee under this Act shall include the applicant's Social Security Number or individual taxpayer identification number. Provides that the report of findings of fact, conclusions of law, and recommendations of the Board shall be the basis for the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation's (rather than the Department's) action regarding a certificate. Provides that within 20 days after service of a notice of report of refusal to issue or renew, the respondent may present to the Secretary (rather than to the Department) a motion in writing for a rehearing. Removes a provision providing that exhibits shall be certified without cost. Repeals a provision concerning a roster. Makes corresponding and other changes. Provisions amending the Regulatory Sunset Act are effective immediately. House Floor Amendment No. 1 Changes references from "federal individual taxpayer identification number" to "individual taxpayer identification number". Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 In provisions concerning the service of notice for an administrative proceeding, provides that written notice and any notice in the subsequent proceeding may be served by registered or certified mail (rather than regular mail) to the licensee's address of record. Provides that, if in the course of the administrative proceeding the party has previously designated a specific email address at which to accept electronic service for that specific proceeding, notice may be served by sending a copy by email to an email address on record. Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Deletes reference to: 5 ILCS 80/4.34 5 ILCS 80/4.39 225 ILCS 415/4 225 ILCS 415/4.1 new 225 ILCS 415/5 225 ILCS 415/6 225 ILCS 415/8 225 ILCS 415/10 225 ILCS 415/12.1 225 ILCS 415/14 225 ILCS 415/15 225 ILCS 415/16 225 ILCS 415/17 225 ILCS 415/19 225 ILCS 415/23 225 ILCS 415/23.1 225 ILCS 415/23.2 225 ILCS 415/23.4 225 ILCS 415/23.6 225 ILCS 415/23.7 225 ILCS 415/23.9 225 ILCS 415/23.15 225 ILCS 415/24 225 ILCS 415/26 225 ILCS 415/26.1 225 ILCS 415/18 rep. Adds reference to: 5 ILCS 100/5-45.35 new 20 ILCS 2105/2105-380 new 30 ILCS 500/20-25.2 new Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that, if the Secretary of Professional Regulation finds that there is a significant operational need to do so or that it is necessary to do so to avoid undue hardship on a class of individuals whose professional licenses, registrations, or certificates are issued by the Department, then the Secretary shall extend the expiration date or renewal period of those licenses, registrations, or certificates of those individuals for a period not to exceed the standard renewal period of those licenses, registrations, or certificates. Provides that the Secretary may consider specified factors when determining whether to extend the expiration date or renewal period of the license, registration, or certificate of those individuals. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall identify a method of source selection that will make it possible to implement a software solution to support the Department's mandates to enforce the professional licensing Acts that it administers and rules adopted under those Acts. Provides that the software solution selected by the Department shall satisfy specified criteria. Provides for additional requirements concerning the source selection process. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to provide for emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.
Record Created
Feb 15, 2023 2:03:52 AM
Record Updated
Apr 12, 2024 4:16:41 AM