- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- National board federation making accreditation decision does not act with state authority
- Casino magnate loses appeal of disciplinary ruling when he appealed initial, not final order in his case
- FAA revocation of commercial pilot reinstated after NTSB reduced discipline
- Court had discretion to withhold judgment on challenge of board authority until discipline charges against licensee resolved
- Board not required to name specific subsection of law in notice of discipline
Prior convictions are rarely the cause of a license denial, said the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) in a May 1 report. It tallied total licenses issued in 2018 across the full range of occupations it regulates, including the number of people with convictions, and found only a few license denials were based on convictions.
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