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(735 ILCS 35/3)
Issuance of subpoena.
(a) To request issuance of a subpoena under this Section, a party must submit a foreign subpoena to a clerk of court in the county in which discovery is sought to be conducted in this State. A request for the issuance of a subpoena under this Act does not constitute an appearance in the courts of this State.
(b) When a party submits a foreign subpoena to a clerk of court in this State, the clerk, in accordance with that court's procedure, shall promptly issue a subpoena for service upon the person to which the foreign subpoena is directed unless issuance is prohibited by Section 3.5.
(c) A subpoena under subsection (b) must:
(A) incorporate the terms used in the foreign
(B) contain or be accompanied by the names,
addresses, and telephone numbers of all counsel of record in the proceeding to which the subpoena relates and of any party not represented by counsel.
(Source: P.A. 102-1117, eff. 1-13-23.)