(735 ILCS 5/5-101)
(from Ch. 110, par. 5-101)
Security for costs.
In all actions in any court on official bonds for the use of any
person, actions on the bonds of executors, administrators or guardians,
qui tam actions, actions on a penal statute, and in all civil actions,
where the plaintiff, or person for whose use an action is to be
commenced, is not a resident of this State, the plaintiff, or
person for whose use the action is to be commenced, shall, before he
or she institutes such action, file, or cause to be filed, with the clerk of the
court in which the action is to be commenced, security for costs,
substantially in the following form:
A B v. C D - (Title of court.)
I, (E.F.) enter myself security for all costs which may accrue in
the above entitled action.
Dated this .... day of ...., .....
(Source: P.A. 83-707.)