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Public Act 097-0397


 

Public Act 0397 97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 097-0397
 
HB0350 EnrolledLRB097 03235 JDS 43272 b

    AN ACT concerning government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Notary Public Act is amended by
changing Section 6-102 as follows:
 
    (5 ILCS 312/6-102)  (from Ch. 102, par. 206-102)
    Sec. 6-102. Notarial Acts.
    (a) In taking an acknowledgment, the notary public must
determine, either from personal knowledge or from satisfactory
evidence, that the person appearing before the notary and
making the acknowledgment is the person whose true signature is
on the instrument.
    (b) In taking a verification upon oath or affirmation, the
notary public must determine, either from personal knowledge or
from satisfactory evidence, that the person appearing before
the notary and making the verification is the person whose true
signature is on the statement verified.
    (c) In witnessing or attesting a signature, the notary
public must determine, either from personal knowledge or from
satisfactory evidence, that the signature is that of the person
appearing before the notary and named therein.
    (d) A notary public has satisfactory evidence that a person
is the person whose true signature is on a document if that
person:
        (1) is personally known to the notary;
        (2) is identified upon the oath or affirmation of a
    credible witness personally known to the notary; or
        (3) is identified on the basis of identification
    documents. Until July 1, 2013, identification documents
    are documents that are valid at the time of the notarial
    act, issued by a state agency, or federal government
    agency, or consulate, and bearing the photographic image of
    the individual's face and signature of the individual.
(Source: P.A. 95-988, eff. 6-1-09.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2012