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225 ILCS 310/3

    (225 ILCS 310/3) (from Ch. 111, par. 8203)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 102-1066)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 3. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "Address of record" means the designated address recorded by the Department in the applicant's application file or the registrant's registration file as maintained by the Department's licensure maintenance unit.
    "Board" means the Board of Registered Interior Design Professionals established under Section 6 of this Act.
    "Department" means the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
    "Email address of record" means the designated email address recorded by the Department in the applicant's application file or the registrant's registration file as maintained by the Department's licensure maintenance unit.
    "The profession of interior design", within the meaning and intent of this Act, refers to persons qualified by education, experience, and examination, who administer contracts for fabrication, procurement, or installation in the implementation of designs, drawings, and specifications for any interior design project and offer or furnish professional services, such as consultations, studies, drawings, and specifications in connection with the location of lighting fixtures, lamps and specifications of ceiling finishes as shown in reflected ceiling plans, space planning, furnishings, or the fabrication of non-loadbearing structural elements within and surrounding interior spaces of buildings but specifically excluding mechanical and electrical systems, except for specifications of fixtures and their location within interior spaces.
    "Public member" means a person who is not an interior designer, educator in the field, architect, structural engineer, or professional engineer. For purposes of board membership, any person with a significant financial interest in the design or construction service or profession is not a public member.
    "Registered interior designer" means a person who has received registration under Section 8 of this Act. A person represents himself or herself to be a "registered interior designer" within the meaning of this Act if he or she holds himself or herself out to the public by any title incorporating the words "registered interior designer" or any title that includes the words "registered interior design".
    "Secretary" means the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation.
(Source: P.A. 102-20, eff. 1-1-22.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 102-1066)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 3. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "Accredited institution" means an institution accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, accreditation body recognized by the United States Department of Education, or a curriculum or transcript approved by the Board per a registration applicant's application.
    "Address of record" means the designated address recorded by the Department in the applicant's application file or the registrant's registration file as maintained by the Department's licensure maintenance unit.
    "Board" means the Board of Registered Interior Design Professionals established under Section 6 of this Act.
    "Department" means the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
    "Email address of record" means the designated email address recorded by the Department in the applicant's application file or the registrant's registration file as maintained by the Department's licensure maintenance unit.
    "Interior technical submissions" means the designs, drawings, and specifications that establish the scope of the interior design to be constructed, the standard of quality for materials, workmanship, equipment, and construction systems, and the studies and other technical reports and calculations prepared in the course of the practice of registered interior design.
    "Practice of registered interior design" means the design of interior spaces as a part of an interior alteration or interior construction project in conformity with public health, safety, and welfare requirements, including the preparation of documents relating to building code descriptions, project egress plans that require no increase capacity of exits in the space affected, space planning, finish materials, furnishings, fixtures, equipment, and the preparation of documents and interior technical submissions relating to interior construction. "Practice of registered interior design" does not include:
        (1) The practice of structural engineering as defined
    
in the Structural Engineering Practice Act of 1989, the practice of professional engineering as defined in the Professional Engineering Practice Act of 1989, or the practice of land surveying as defined in the Professional Land Surveyor Act of 1989.
        (2) Services that constitute the practice of
    
architecture as defined in the Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989, except as provided in this Act.
        (3) Altering or affecting the structural system of a
    
building, including changing the building's live or dead load on the structural system.
        (4) Changes to the building envelope, including
    
exterior walls, exterior wall coverings, exterior wall openings, exterior windows and doors, architectural trim, balconies and similar projections, bay and oriel windows, roof assemblies and rooftop structures, and glass and glazing for exterior use in both vertical and sloped applications in buildings and structures.
        (5) Altering or affecting the mechanical, plumbing,
    
heating, air conditioning, ventilation, electrical, vertical transportation, fire sprinkler, or fire alarm systems.
        (6) Changes beyond the exit access component of a
    
means of egress system.
        (7) Construction that materially affects life safety
    
systems pertaining to fire safety or the fire protection of structural elements, or alterations to smoke evacuation and compartmentalization systems or to fire-rated vertical shafts in multistory structures.
        (8) Changes of use to an occupancy of greater hazard
    
as determined by the International Building Code.
        (9) Changes to the construction classification of the
    
building or structure according to the International Building Code.
    "Public member" means a person who is not a registered interior designer, educator in the field, architect, structural engineer, or professional engineer. For purposes of board membership, any person with a significant financial interest in the design or construction service or profession is not a public member.
    "Registered interior designer" means a person who has received registration under Section 8 of this Act. A person represents himself or herself to be a "registered interior designer" within the meaning of this Act if he or she holds himself or herself out to the public by any title incorporating the words "registered interior designer" or any title that includes the words "registered interior design".
    "Responsible control" means the amount of control over detailed professional knowledge of the content of interior technical submissions during the preparation as is ordinarily exercised by registered interior designers applying the required professional standard of care. Merely reviewing or reviewing and correcting an interior technical submission or any portion thereof prepared by those not in the regular employment of the office where the registered interior designer is a resident without control over the content of such work throughout its preparation does not constitute responsible control.
    "Secretary" means the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation.
(Source: P.A. 102-20, eff. 1-1-22; 102-1066, eff. 1-1-23.)