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Full Text of HB2528  101st General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning business.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Assumed Business Name Act is amended by
5adding Section 1a as follows:
6    (805 ILCS 405/1a new)
7    Sec. 1a. Home-based businesses. A person conducting or
8transacting business under an assumed name at his or her
9personal residence may list the county clerk, along with the
10address of the county clerk, of the county of his or her
11personal residence as the default agent for service of process
12to meet the publication requirements of this Act if all of the
13following conditions are met:
14        (1) The person reasonably believes that publishing his
15    or her home address would put his or her safety at risk and
16    lists the reasons for that belief on the form submitted to
17    the county clerk, which shall be kept confidential.
18        (2) The form is accompanied by a court order or police
19    report.
20        (3) The person provides the address of his or her
21    residence to the county clerk, which shall be kept
22    confidential.
23    The county clerk has a duty to notify the business when the



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1county clerk has been served with process on behalf of the
2business. The county clerk may charge a nominal fee for
3performing this service. The county clerk shall provide a check
4box on its form for a confidential address request and room for
5the explanation for the request.