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Full Text of HB2528  101st General Assembly


Rep. Jeff Keicher

Filed: 4/1/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2528 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
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



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1    the county clerk, which shall be kept confidential.
2        (2) The form is accompanied by a court order, police
3    report, or other indicia that there is a true need for the
4    address to be kept confidential.
5        (3) The person provides the address of his or her
6    residence to the county clerk, which shall be kept
7    confidential.
8    The county clerk has a duty to notify the business when the
9county clerk has been served with process on behalf of the
10business. The county clerk may charge a nominal fee for
11performing this service. The county clerk shall provide a check
12box on its form for a confidential address request and room for
13the explanation for the request.".