(5 ILCS 175/15-310)
    Sec. 15-310. Issuance of a certificate. A certification authority may issue a certificate to a prospective subscriber for the purpose of allowing third parties to verify digital signatures created by the subscriber only after:
        (1) the certification authority has received a
request for issuance from the prospective subscriber; and
        (2) the certification authority has:
            (A) complied with all of the relevant practices
and procedures set forth in its applicable certification practice statement, if any; or
            (B) in the absence of a certification practice
statement addressing these issues, confirmed in a trustworthy manner that:
                (i) the prospective subscriber is the person
to be listed in the certificate to be issued;
                (ii) the information in the certificate to be
issued is accurate; and
                (iii) the prospective subscriber rightfully
holds a private key capable of creating a digital signature, and the public key to be listed in the certificate can be used to verify a digital signature affixed by such private key.
(Source: P.A. 90-759, eff. 7-1-99.)