(55 ILCS 5/3-2005)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-2005)
Each county clerk shall, before entering
upon the duties of the clerk's office, give bond (or, if the county is
self-insured, the county through its self-insurance program may provide
bonding) in such penalty and with such security as the county board shall deem
sufficient, which bond shall be substantially in the following form, and shall
be recorded in full in the records of the clerk's office, and when so recorded
shall be deposited with the clerk of the circuit court for safe keeping:
We, (A B) principal, and (C D) and (E F), sureties, all of the county of
.... and State of Illinois, are obligated to the People of the State of
Illinois, in the penal sum of $...., for the payment of which, we obligate
ourselves, each of us, our heirs, executors and administrators.
The condition of the above bond is such, that if the above obligated (A B)
shall perform all the duties which are or may be required by law to be
performed by the county clerk of the county of .... in the time and
manner prescribed or to be prescribed by law, and when the clerk is
succeeded in office, shall surrender and deliver over to the clerk's
successor in office all books, papers, moneys, and other things belonging
to the county, and appertaining to the clerk's office, then the above bond
to be void; otherwise to remain in full force.
Dated (insert date).
Signed and delivered in the presence of (G H).
Signature A B,
Signature C D,
Signature E F.
(Source: P.A. 101-253, eff. 8-9-19.)