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765 ILCS 33/2
(765 ILCS 33/2)
Definitions. In this Act:
(1) "Document" means information that is:
(A) inscribed on a tangible medium or that is
stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form; and
(B) eligible to be recorded in the land records
maintained by the county recorder.
(2) "Electronic" means relating to technology having
electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities.
(3) "Electronic document" means a document that is
received by the recorder in an electronic form.
(4) "Electronic signature" means an electronic sound,
symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with a document and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the document.
(5) "Person" means an individual, corporation,
business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government, or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity.
(6) "State" means a state of the United States, the
District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
(7) "Secretary" means the Secretary of State.
(8) "Commission" means the Illinois Electronic
Any notifications required by this Act must be made in writing and may be communicated by certified mail, return receipt requested or electronic mail so long as receipt is verified.
(Source: P.A. 95-472, eff. 8-27-07.)