|Public Act 099-0505
|LRB099 03188 MLM 23196 b
AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Nurse Practice Act is amended by changing
Section 65-15 as follows:
(225 ILCS 65/65-15)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
Expiration of APN license; renewal.
The expiration date and renewal period for each
advanced practice nurse license issued under this Act shall be
set by rule. The holder of a license may renew the license
during the month preceding the expiration date of the license
by paying the required fee. It is the responsibility of the
licensee to notify the Department in writing of a change of
(b) On and after May 30, 2020, except as provided in
subsections (c) and (d) of this Section, each
practice nurse is required to show proof of continued, current
national certification in the specialty.
(c) An advanced practice nurse who does not meet the
educational requirements necessary to obtain national
certification but has continuously held an unencumbered
license under this Act since 2001 shall not be required to show