(625 ILCS 5/2-104) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-104)
    Sec. 2-104. Powers and duties of the Secretary of State.
    (a) The administration of Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 of this Act is vested in the Secretary of State, who is charged with the duty of observing, administering and enforcing the provisions of this Act.
    (b) The Secretary may from time to time make, amend, and rescind such rules and regulations as may be necessary in the public interest to carry out the provisions of this Act, including rules and regulations governing procedures for the filing of applications and the issuance of licenses or registrations thereunder. The rules and regulations adopted by the Secretary of State under this Act shall be effective in the manner provided for in "The Illinois Administrative Procedure Act", approved September 22, 1975, as amended.
(Source: P.A. 83-333.)