The primary statute that applies to engineers is the Illinois Professional Engineering Practice Act. There are also extensive administrative regulations. The law and regulations include:
Government regulation of engineering protects the health, safety, and welfare of the public and promotes public confidence. Only qualified persons who meet specific requirements are permitted to practice as engineers in Illinois. IDFPR offers several engineering licenses:
The Illinois Professional Engineering Practice Act contains numerous types of conduct that can warrant disciplinary action. Examples of issues that are regulated by Act and the corresponding administrative rules include:
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