(5 ILCS 175/10-105)
    Sec. 10-105. Secure electronic record.
    (a) If, through the use of a qualified security procedure, it can be verified that an electronic record has not been altered since a specified point in time, then such electronic record shall be considered to be a secure electronic record from such specified point in time to the time of verification, if the relying party establishes that the qualified security procedure was:
        (1) commercially reasonable under the circumstances;
        (2) applied by the relying party in a trustworthy
manner; and
        (3) reasonably and in good faith relied upon by the
relying party.
    (b) A qualified security procedure for purposes of this Section is a security procedure to detect changes in the content of an electronic record that is:
        (1) previously agreed to by the parties; or
        (2) certified by the Secretary of State in accordance
with Section 10-135 as being capable of providing reliable evidence that an electronic record has not been altered.
(Source: P.A. 90-759, eff. 7-1-99.)