(805 ILCS 215/208)
Liability for false information in filed record.
(a) If a record delivered to the Secretary of State for filing under this Act and filed by the Secretary of State contains false information, a person that suffers loss by reliance on the information may recover damages for the loss from:
(1) a person that signed the record, or caused
another to sign it on the person's behalf, and knew the information to be false at the time the record was signed; and
(2) a general partner that has notice that the
information was false when the record was filed or has become false because of changed circumstances, if the general partner has notice for a reasonably sufficient time before the information is relied upon to enable the general partner to effect an amendment under Section 202, file a petition pursuant to Section 205, or deliver to the Secretary of State for filing a statement of change pursuant to Section 115 or a statement of correction pursuant to Section 207.
(b) Signing a record authorized or required to be filed under this Act constitutes an affirmation under the penalties of perjury that the facts stated in the record are true.
(Source: P.A. 93-967, eff. 1-1-05.)