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(225 ILCS 63/17)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Educational and professional qualifications for licensure.
A person may be qualified to receive a license as a naprapath if he
(1) is at least 21 years of age and of good moral
(2) for licenses granted on or before December 31,
2027, has graduated from a 2-year college level program or its equivalent approved by the Department;
(2.5) for licenses granted on or after January 1,
2028, has graduated from a 4-year college level program or its equivalent approved by the Department;
(3) has graduated from a curriculum in naprapathy
approved by the Department. In approving a curriculum in naprapathy, the Department shall consider, but not be bound by, a curriculum approved by the American Naprapathic Association, the Illinois Naprapathic Association, or a national or regional accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education;
(4) has passed an examination approved by the
Department to determine a person's fitness to practice as a naprapath; and
(5) has met all other requirements of the Act.
The Department has the right and may request a personal interview with an
applicant to further evaluate a person's qualifications
for a license.
(Source: P.A. 102-880, eff. 1-1-23