(410 ILCS 535/16)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-16)
(1) For each adoption ordered by any court in this State, the
clerk of the court shall promptly furnish the State Registrar of Vital
Records a certificate of adoption on a form prescribed and furnished by the
State Registrar of Vital Records. The record shall include all facts
necessary to locate and identify the original certificate of live birth of
the person adopted and provide information necessary to establish a new
certificate of birth, shall include the social security numbers of the
adoptive parents, and shall identify the judgment of adoption and be
certified by the clerk of the court.
(2) Each petitioner for adoption or for annulment of adoption or his or her
attorney shall supply the clerk with such information in their possession
as is necessary to prepare and complete the adoption record. The completion
of such record shall be prerequisite to the entry of a final judgment in
the matter by such court.
(3) Whenever a judgment of adoption is amended or annulled, the clerk of
the court shall promptly furnish the State Registrar of Vital Records a record
on a form prescribed and furnished by the State Registrar of Vital Records.
The record shall include such facts as are necessary to identify the
original adoption report and the facts amended in the judgment of
adoption or the facts about the annulment as shall be necessary to
amend properly the birth record.
(4) When the State Registrar of Vital Records receives a record of
adoption, or annulment of adoption or amendment thereof from a court for a
person born outside this State, such record shall be forwarded to the
appropriate registration authority in the State of birth.
(Source: P.A. 86-1292; 86-1339.)