(5 ILCS 312/6A-101)
(This Section may contain text from a Public Act with a delayed effective date
Requirements for systems and providers of electronic notarial technology.
(a) An electronic notarization system shall comply with this Act and any rules adopted by the Secretary of State.
(b) An electronic notarization system requiring enrollment shall enroll only persons commissioned as electronic notaries public by the Secretary of State.
(c) An electronic notarization vendor shall take reasonable steps to ensure that an electronic notary public who has enrolled to use the system has the knowledge to use it to perform electronic notarial acts in compliance with this Act.
(d) A provider of an electronic notarization system requiring enrollment shall notify the Secretary of State of the name of each electronic notary public who enrolls in the system within 5 days after enrollment by means prescribed by rule by the Secretary of State.
(e) The Secretary of State shall adopt administrative rules that set forth the requirements a provider of electronic notarization technology must meet in order to be approved for use in the State of Illinois. At a minimum, those administrative rules shall establish:
(1) minimum standards ensuring a secure means of
authentication to be employed to protect the integrity of the electronic notary's electronic seal and electronic signature;
(2) minimum standards ensuring that documents
electronically notarized be tamper-evident and protected from unauthorized use; and
(3) requirements for competent operation of the
(Source: P.A. 102-160 (See Section 99 of P.A. 102-160 for effective date of P.A. 102-160).)