(205 ILCS 635/3-11)
    Sec. 3-11. Remote location operations. Licensees may allow mortgage loan originators to work from a remote location if:
        (1) the licensee has written policies and procedures
for the supervision of mortgage loan originators working from a remote location;
        (2) access to company platforms and customer
information is in accordance with the licensee's comprehensive written information security plan;
        (3) no in-person customer interaction occurs at a
mortgage originator's residence unless that residence is a licensed location;
        (4) physical records are not maintained at a remote
        (5) customer interactions and conversations about
consumers will be in compliance with federal and State information security requirements, including applicable provisions under the federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Safeguards Rule established by the Federal Trade Commission and set forth in 16 CFR Part 314, as such requirements may be amended from time to time;
        (6) mortgage loan originators working at a remote
location access the company's secure systems, including a cloud-based system, directly from any out-of-office device the mortgage loan originator uses, including, but not limited to, a laptop, phone, desktop computer, or tablet, via a virtual private network or comparable system that ensures secure connectivity and requires passwords or other forms of authentication to access;
        (7) the licensee ensures that appropriate security
updates, patches, or other alterations to the security of all devices used at remote locations are installed and maintained;
        (8) the licensee has an ability to remotely lock or
erase company-related contents of any device or otherwise remotely limit all access to a company's secure systems; and
        (9) the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and
Registry record of a loan originator that works from a remote location designates the principal place of business as the loan originator's registered location unless the loan originator elects another licensed branch office as a registered location.
(Source: P.A. 103-156, eff. 1-1-24.)