(625 ILCS 5/2-105)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-105)
Offices of Secretary of State.
(a) The Secretary of State shall maintain offices in the State capital and
in such other places in the State as he may deem necessary to properly
carry out the powers and duties vested in him.
(b) The Secretary of State may construct and equip one or more buildings in
the State of Illinois outside of the County of Sangamon as he deems
necessary to properly carry out the powers and duties vested in him. The
Secretary of State may, on behalf of the State of Illinois, acquire public
or private property needed therefor by lease, purchase or eminent domain.
The care, custody and control of such sites and buildings constructed
thereon shall be vested in the Secretary of State. Expenditures for the
construction and equipping of any of such buildings upon premises owned by
another public entity shall not be subject to the provisions of any State
law requiring that the State be vested with absolute fee title to the
premises. The exercise of the authority vested in the Secretary of State by
this Section is subject to the appropriation of the necessary funds.
(c) Pursuant to Section 1A-25 of the Election Code,
the Secretary of State shall make driver services facilities available for use as places of accepting applications for voter registration.
(e) Each person applying at a driver services facility for a driver's
license or permit, a corrected driver's license or permit, an Illinois
identification card or a corrected Illinois identification card
shall be notified that the person may apply to register to vote at such station and may also apply to
transfer his or her voter registration at such station to a different address in the
State. Such notification may be made in
writing or verbally issued by an employee or the Secretary of State.
The Secretary of State shall promulgate such rules as may be necessary
for the efficient execution of his duties and the duties of his employees
under this Section.
(f) Any person applying at a driver services facility for issuance or renewal of a driver's license or Illinois Identification Card shall be provided, without charge, with a brochure warning the person of the dangers of financial identity theft. The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall prepare these brochures and provide them to the Secretary of State for distribution. The brochures shall (i) identify signs warning the reader that he or she might be an intended victim of the crime of financial identity theft, (ii) instruct the reader in how to proceed if the reader believes that he or she is the victim of the crime of identity theft, and (iii) provide the reader with names and telephone numbers of law enforcement and other governmental agencies that provide assistance to victims of financial identity theft.
(Source: P.A. 97-81, eff. 7-5-11.)