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5 ILCS 312/2-101.5

    (5 ILCS 312/2-101.5)
    (This Section may contain text from a Public Act with a delayed effective date)
    Sec. 2-101.5. Course of study and examination.
    (a) Applicants applying for the first time as a notary public or as an electronic notary public or applying to renew his or her appointment as a notary public or as an electronic notary public shall:
        (1) complete any course of study on notarization and
    
electronic notarization that is required by the Secretary of State; and
        (2) pass an examination at the completion of the
    
course.
    (b) The Secretary of State shall have the authority to adopt administrative rules mandating a course of study and examination and establishing the course of study content, length of the course of study to be required, and to approve any course of study providers.
(Source: P.A. 102-160 (See Section 99 of P.A. 102-160 for effective date of P.A. 102-160).)