ILLINOIS REGISTER 5116
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
(Source: Amended at 33 Ill. Reg. ______, effective ____________)
Section 1150.95 Architecture Complaint Committee
a) The Architecture Complaint Committee of the Architecture Licensing Board,
authorized by Sections 10 and 24 of the Act, shall be composed of at least 2
members of the Architecture Licensing Board, a Supervisor over Design
Investigations and a Chief of Prosecutions over Design Prosecutions. The
Director of Enforcement shall designate the Supervisor and Chief assigned to the
b) The Complaint Committee shall meet at least once every 2 months to exercise its
functions and duties set forth in subsection (c) below. The Complaint Committee
may meet concurrently with the Complaint Committees of the Land Surveyors
Examining Board, the State Board of Professional Engineers and the Structural
Engineering Board to discuss interrelated professional matters. The Complaint
Committee shall make every effort to consider expeditiously and take prompt
action on each item on its agenda.
c) The Complaint Committee shall have the following duties and functions:
1) To review investigative case files after an initial inquiry into the involved
parties and their licensure status have been obtained. "Case file" means
the allegation made against an involved party that resulted in a preliminary
inquiry and other information being obtained in order to determine
whether an investigation should be initiated or prosecution pursued. A
"Formal Complaint" means the notice of allegations and charges or basis
for licensure denial thatwhich begins the formal proceedings.
2) To refer the case file to the Supervisor over the Design Investigators for
further action. The Complaint Committee shall give the Supervisor an
indication as to the prosecutorial merit and relative severity of the
allegations to aid in the prioritization of investigative activity.
3) To recommend that a case file be closed.
4) To recommend that an Administrative Warning Letter be issued and the
case file closed.
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