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Renewal of license does not rule out revocation under felony-revocation law

An Illinois nurse whose license was revoked after Illinois passed legislation mandating the permanent revocation of licenses held by people convicted of forcible felonies lost an appeal of the revocation February 20. The Court of Appeals of Illinois ruled that, although the state’s licensing body had initially renewed his license after the passage of the new law, it was not prevented from later revoking it.

An Illinois nurse whose license was revoked after Illinois passed legislation mandating the permanent revocation of licenses held by people convicted of forcible felonies lost an appeal of the revocation February 20. The Court of Appeals of Illinois ruled that, although the state’s licensing body had initially renewed his license after the passage of the new law, it was not prevented from later revoking it.

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