(805 ILCS 105/112.45)
(from Ch. 32, par. 112.45)
Reinstatement following administrative
(a) A domestic corporation administratively
dissolved under Section 112.40 of this Act may be reinstated
by the Secretary of State following the
date of issuance of the certificate of dissolution upon:
(1) the filing of an application for reinstatement;
(2) the filing with the Secretary of State by the
corporation of all reports then due and theretofore becoming due;
(3) the payment to the Secretary of State by the
corporation of all fees and penalties then due and theretofore becoming due.
(b) The application for reinstatement shall be executed and
filed in duplicate in accordance with Section 101.10 of this
Act and shall set forth:
(1) the name of the corporation at the time of the
issuance of the certificate of dissolution;
(2) if such name is not available for use as
determined by the Secretary of State at the time of filing the application for reinstatement, the name of the corporation as changed; provided, however, that any change of name is properly effected pursuant to Section 110.05 and Section 110.30 of this Act;
(3) the date of the issuance of the certificate of
(4) the address, including street and number, or
rural route number, of the registered office of the corporation upon reinstatement thereof, and the name of its registered agent at such address upon the reinstatement of the corporation, provided however, that any change from either the registered office or the registered agent at the time of dissolution is properly reported pursuant to Section 105.10 of this Act.
(c) When a dissolved corporation has complied with the
provisions of this Section, the Secretary of State shall
file the application for reinstatement.
(d) Upon the filing of the application for reinstatement,
the corporate existence for all purposes shall be deemed to have continued
without interruption from the date of the issuance of the
certificate of dissolution, and the corporation shall stand
revived with such powers, duties and obligations as if it
had not been dissolved; and all acts and proceedings of its shareholders, members, officers, employees, and agents, acting or purporting to act in that capacity, and which would have been legal and valid but for such
dissolution, shall stand ratified and confirmed.
(e) Without limiting the generality of subsection (d), upon filing of the application for reinstatement, no shareholder, director, or officer shall be personally liable, under Section 108.65 of this Act or otherwise, for the debts and liabilities of the corporation incurred during the period of administrative dissolution by reason of the fact that the corporation was administratively dissolved at the time the debts or liabilities were incurred.
(Source: P.A. 98-776, eff. 1-1-15