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Illinois opens some healthcare licensure to felons

Convicted felons in Illinois will no longer be barred from applying for healthcare-related professional licenses, thanks to a new  state law. Only sex offenders will continue to be precluded from healthcare licensure. Any other felons will be required to apply through the Illinois Department of Financial Regulation, where aspects of their convictions will be reviewed and taken into account.

Full story by Charmaine Little via Cook County Record