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Law Number

225 ILCS 115/4(15.5)

Summary Title

License Reciprocity: Veterinarian or Veterinarian Technician


A veterinarian or veterinarian technician who is licensed in good standing in another state and responds to a request for assistance during an emergency or disaster can be granted a temporary licensure waiver to practice in Illinois.

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(15.5) In the event of an emergency or disaster, a veterinarian or veterinary technician not licensed in this State who (A) is responding to a request for assistance from the Illinois Department of Agriculture, the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, or other State agency as determined by the Department; (B) is licensed and in good standing in another state; and (C) has been granted a temporary waiver from licensure by the Department.