Public Act 102-0500
HB3764 EnrolledLRB102 14941 LNS 20296 b

    AN ACT concerning civil law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Uniform Recognition of Acknowledgments Act
is amended by changing Section 6 as follows:
    (765 ILCS 30/6)  (from Ch. 30, par. 226)
    Sec. 6. Certificate of acknowledgment. The words
"acknowledged before me" means
        (1) that the person acknowledging appeared before the
    person taking the acknowledgment in a manner prescribed by
    the laws or regulations applicable in the place in which
    the acknowledgment is taken,
        (2) that he acknowledged he executed the instrument,
        (3) that, in the case of:
            (i) a natural person, he executed the instrument
        for the purposes therein stated;
            (ii) a corporation, the officer or agent
        acknowledged he held the position or title set forth
        in the instrument and certificate, he signed the
        instrument on behalf of the corporation by proper
        authority, and the instrument was the act of the
        corporation for the purpose therein stated;
            (iii) a partnership, the partner or agent
        acknowledged he signed the instrument on behalf of the
        partnership by proper authority and he executed the
        instrument as the act of the partnership for the
        purposes therein stated;
            (iv) a person acknowledging as principal by an
        attorney in fact, he executed the instrument by proper
        authority as the act of the principal for the purposes
        therein stated;
            (v) a person acknowledging as a public officer,
        trustee, administrator, guardian, or other
        representative, he signed the instrument by proper
        authority and he executed the instrument in the
        capacity and for the purposes therein stated; and
        (4) that the person taking the acknowledgment either
    knew or had satisfactory evidence that the person
    acknowledging was the person named in the instrument or
(Source: P.A. 76-1105.)