(750 ILCS 75/30)
    Sec. 30. Application, license, and certification.
    (a) The Director of Public Health shall prescribe the form for an application, license, and certificate for a civil union.
    (b) An application for a civil union shall include the following information:
        (1) name, sex, occupation, address, social security
number, date and place of birth of each party to the civil union;
        (2) name and address of the parents or guardian of
each party;
        (3) whether the parties are related to each other
and, if so, their relationship; and
        (4) in the event either party was previously married
or entered into a civil union or a substantially similar legal relationship, provide the name, date, place and the court in which the marriage or civil union or substantially similar legal relationship was dissolved or declared invalid or the date and place of death of the former spouse or of the party to the civil union or substantially similar legal relationship.
    (c) When an application has been completed and signed by both parties, applicable fees have been paid, and both parties have appeared before the county clerk, the county clerk shall issue a license and a certificate of civil union upon being furnished satisfactory proof that the civil union is not prohibited.
    (d) A license becomes effective in the county where it was issued one day after the date of issuance, and expires 60 days after it becomes effective.
    (e) The certificate must be completed and returned to the county clerk that issued the license within 10 days of the civil union.
    (f) A copy of the completed certificate from the county clerk or the return provided to the Department of Public Health by a county clerk shall be presumptive evidence of the civil union in all courts.
(Source: P.A. 96-1513, eff. 6-1-11.)