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Public Act 097-0036





Public Act 097-0036
SB0062 EnrolledLRB097 02766 JDS 42788 b

    AN ACT concerning government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Oaths and Affirmations Act is amended by
changing Section 2 as follows:
    (5 ILCS 255/2)  (from Ch. 101, par. 2)
    Sec. 2. Affidavits and depositions. All courts, and judges,
and the clerks thereof, the county clerk, deputy county clerk,
the Secretary of State, notaries public, and persons certified
under the Illinois Certified Shorthand Reporters Act of 1984
may, in their respective districts, circuits, counties or
jurisdictions, administer all oaths of office and all other
oaths authorized or required of any officer or other person,
and take affidavits and depositions concerning any matter or
thing, process or proceeding commenced or to be commenced, or
pending in any court or before them, or on any occasion wherein
any affidavit or deposition is authorized or required by law to
be taken.
    The same functions may be performed by any commissioned
officer in active service of the armed forces of the United
States, within or without the United States. Oaths, affidavits
or depositions taken by or affirmations made before such
officers need not be authenticated nor attested by any seal nor
shall any instruments executed or proceedings had before such
officers be invalid because the place of the proceedings or of
the execution is not stated.
(Source: P.A. 90-294, eff. 8-1-97.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2012