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Full Text of SB3513  103rd General Assembly



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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Notary Public Act is amended by
5changing Section 2-101.5 as follows:
6    (5 ILCS 312/2-101.5)
7    Sec. 2-101.5. Course of study and examination.
8    (a) Except as required in subsection (c), applicants
9Applicants applying for the first time as a notary public or as
10an electronic notary public or applying to renew his or her
11appointment as a notary public or as an electronic notary
12public shall:
13        (1) complete any course of study on notarization and
14    electronic notarization that is required by the Secretary
15    of State; and
16        (2) pass an examination at the completion of the
17    course.
18    (b) The Secretary of State shall have the authority to
19adopt administrative rules mandating a course of study and
20examination and establishing the course of study content,
21length of the course of study to be required, and to approve
22any course of study providers.
23    (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section,



SB3513 Enrolled- 2 -LRB103 39291 MXP 69445 b

1an applicant to renew an appointment as a notary public or as
2an electronic notary public is not required to complete the
3course of study or pass the examination required under
4subsection (a) if the applicant submits, in the form and
5manner prescribed by the Secretary of State, a signed
6statement that the applicant (i) is a licensed attorney or
7judge or is employed by a licensed attorney or the court and
8(ii) has read and understood the version of the Act that is in
9effect at the time of application.
10(Source: P.A. 102-160, eff. 6-5-23 (See Section 91 of P.A.
11103-562 for effective date of P.A. 102-160).)