(805 ILCS 180/45-10)
Filing; issuance of admission.
Secretary of State finds that an application or amended
application for admission conforms to law and all requisite
fees have been paid, he or she shall:
(1) endorse on the application or the amended
application the word "Filed" and the date of the filing
(2) file in his or her office one duplicate original of the
application or the amended application; and
(3) return the other duplicate original of the
application or the amended application to the person who
filed it or to that person's representative.
(Source: P.A. 87-1062.)