(805 ILCS 180/5-45)
Forms, execution, acknowledgement and
(a) All reports required by this Act to be filed in the
Office of the Secretary of State shall be made on forms
prescribed and furnished by the Secretary of State.
Forms for all other documents to be filed in the Office of
the Secretary of State shall be furnished by the Secretary of
State upon request therefor, but the use thereof, unless
otherwise specifically prescribed in this Act, shall not be
(b) Whenever any provision of this Act specifically
requires any document to be executed by the limited liability
company in accordance with this Section, unless otherwise
specifically stated in this Act and subject to any additional
provisions of this Act, the document shall be signed as follows:
(1) The initial articles of organization shall be
signed by the organizer or organizers.
(2) A document filed on behalf of a dissolved limited
liability company that has no members must be signed by the person winding up the company's activities under Section 35-4.
(3) Any other document must be signed by a person
authorized by the limited liability company to sign it.
(c) The name of a person signing the document and the
capacity in which the person signs shall be stated beneath
or opposite the person's signature.
(d) The execution of any document required by this Act
by a person constitutes an affirmation under the
penalties of perjury that the facts stated therein are true
and that the person has authority to execute the document.
(e) When filed in the Office of the Secretary of State, an authorization,
including a power of attorney, to sign a record must be in writing, then sworn
to, verified, or acknowledged.
(Source: P.A. 99-637, eff. 7-1-17