(55 ILCS 5/3-5020) (from Ch. 34, par. 3-5020)
    Sec. 3-5020. Information to accompany conveyance documents.
    (a) In counties of the first and second class no recorder shall record any conveyance of real estate unless the conveyance contains the name and address of the grantee for tax billing purposes.
    (b) In counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, the county recorder shall not accept for filing any deed or assignment of beneficial interest in a land trust in a transaction which is exempt from filing a real estate transfer declaration under the provisions of Section 4 of the Real Estate Transfer Tax Act, unless the deed or assignment of a beneficial interest is accompanied by,
        (1) a sworn or affirmed statement executed by the
    
grantor or his agent stating that, to the best of his knowledge, the name of the grantee shown on the deed or assignment of beneficial interest in a land trust is either a natural person, an Illinois Corporation or foreign corporation authorized to do business or acquire and hold title to real estate in Illinois, a partnership authorized to do business or acquire and hold title to real estate in Illinois, or other entity recognized as a person and authorized to do business or acquire and hold title to real estate under the laws of the State of Illinois, and
        (2) a sworn or affirmed statement executed by the
    
grantee or his agent verifying that the name of the grantee shown on the deed or assignment of beneficial interest in a land trust is either a natural person, an Illinois corporation or foreign corporation authorized to do business or acquire and hold title to real estate in Illinois, a partnership authorized to do business or acquire and hold title to real estate in Illinois, or other entity recognized as a person and authorized to do business or acquire and hold title to real estate under the laws of the State of Illinois. Any person who knowingly submits a false statement required under this Section concerning the identity of a grantee is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. A second or subsequent conviction of such offense is a Class A misdemeanor.
    (c) In the event that the document of conveyance is a trustee's deed issued under resignation by a land trustee, the statements pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (b) shall not be required, but the trustee's deed shall instead be accompanied by a sworn or affirmed statement executed by the grantor land trustee stating that the trustee's deed has been issued pursuant to resignation by the trustee, and that the name of the grantee shown on the trustee's deed is the name of the beneficiary of the trust as his name appears in the trust files as of the date of resignation.
(Source: P.A. 86-962; 87-543; 87-1236.)