(55 ILCS 5/3-5002) (from Ch. 34, par. 3-5002)
    Sec. 3-5002. Bond. Every recorder, whether elected as such or holding the office of recorder in addition to the office of county clerk as hereinbefore provided, shall, before entering upon the duties of his or her office, give bonds (or, if the county is self-insured, the county through its self-insurance program may provide bonding), with sufficient security to be approved by the circuit court, payable to the People of the State of Illinois, in the penal sum of $10,000 (except that in counties having a population of 60,000 or more inhabitants the penalty of the bond shall be $20,000), conditioned for the faithful discharge of his or her duties, and to deliver up all papers, books, records and other things appertaining to his or her office, whole, safe and undefaced, when lawfully required so to do - which bond shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State, and a copy thereof filed of record in the court.
(Source: P.A. 88-387.)