(55 ILCS 5/3-5010)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-5010)
Duties of recorder.
Every recorder shall, as soon
as practicable after the receipt of any instrument in writing in his
office, entitled to be recorded, record the same at length in the order of
time of its reception, in well bound books to be provided for that purpose.
In counties of 500,000 or more inhabitants, the recorder may
microphotograph or otherwise reproduce on film any of such instruments in
the manner provided by law. In counties of less than 500,000 inhabitants,
the recorder may cause to be microphotographed or otherwise reproduced on
film any of such instruments or electronic method of storage. When any such instrument is reproduced on film or electronic method of storage, the film or electronic method of storage shall
comply with the minimum standards of quality approved for records of the State Records Commission and the device used to
reproduce the records on the film or electronic method of storage shall be one which accurately reproduces
the contents of the original.
(Source: P.A. 97-757, eff. 7-6-12.)