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What are the Fees for Accredited CLE Providers?

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For a fee to be timely, the Board must receive the fee no later than the due date in this schedule or as otherwise stated in the Rules.

Fees for Accredited CLE Providers

1. Annual Fee

a. Certain categories of CLE Providers listed below:

Bar Associations with equal to or greater than 50% Illinois licensed attorney membership or Professional Organizations with equal to or greater than 50% Illinois licensed attorney membership. (To qualify must meet MCLE Board's definition of Professional Organization). $300.00
Government entities - defined as federal, state, or local units of government $300.00
Nonprofits offering courses or activities designed to train lawyers who have agreed to provide pro bono services $300.00
Lawyers' Assistance Program $300.00

b. All other Bar Associations and Professional Organizations:

Bar Associations with less than 50% Illinois licensed attorney membership or Professional Organizations with less than 50% Illinois licensed attorney membership. (To qualify must meet MCLE Board's definition of Professional Organization) $2,000.00

c. All other CLE providers:

All other CLE Providers $3,000.00

2. Attendance Fees:

Attendance fee per hour for each attorney issued Illinois credit by providers in category A.1.a. $0.00
Attendance fee per hour for each attorney issued Illinois credit by providers in category A.1.b and A.1.c. $0.75

3. Provider Late Fees:

a. Course late fees:

Course entry late fee: Each course application entered in the Board's online application system after the course start date. $25.00

b. Course attendance late fees

Course entry late fee: Each course in which attendance data is entered or paid for after the last day of the month in which the attorney completed  the course will be assessed an attendance late fee. One attendance late fee will be applied per course per day regardless of the number of attorney attendance entries. $25.00

c. Annual report late fees:

Annual accreditation period from January 1 through December 31- Annual reports due February 15

Annual accreditation period from July 1 through June 30- Annual reports due August 15

Accredited CLE Provider Annual Report received by the Board after the due date. Category A.1.a. $45.00
Accredited CLE Provider Annual Report received by the Board after the due date. Category A.1.b. $300.00
Accredited CLE Provider Annual Report received by the Board after the due date. Category A.1.c. $450.00

4. Administrative Fee for Changes in PCAM:

Administrative fee for each request to adjust data in PCAM: (1) course date; (2) course withdrawal; (3) course credit hour; (4) course delivery method; and (5) Annual Report delivery method. $25.00
 Administrative fee for PCAM account reinstatement after termination or suspension. $50.00

5. Appeal Fee

Fee to appeal denial of Accredited CLE Provider application or decision to terminate Accredited CLE Provider status (does not include any fees that may result after the decision to appeal). $200.00