Illinois Compiled Statutes
Information maintained by the Legislative
Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process.
Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public
soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the
Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes,
statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect.
If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has
not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already
been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes
made to the current law.
805 ILCS 5/1.25
(805 ILCS 5/1.25)
(from Ch. 32, par. 1.25)
List of corporations; exchange of information.
(a) The Secretary of State shall
publish each year a list of corporations filing an annual report for the
preceding year in accordance with the provisions of this Act, which report
shall state the name of the corporation and the respective names and addresses
of the president, secretary, and registered agent thereof and the address
of the registered office in this State of each such corporation. The Secretary
of State shall publish such report as open data.
(b) (1) The Secretary of State shall publish daily a list of all newly
formed corporations, business and not for profit, chartered by him on that
day issued after receipt of the application. The daily list shall contain
the same information as to each corporation as is provided for the corporation
list published under subsection (a) of this Section. The Secretary of State shall publish the daily list as open data.
(2) The Secretary shall compile the daily list mentioned in paragraph
(1) of subsection (b) of this Section monthly, or more often at the
The Secretary shall publish the compilation as open data.
(3) Public data sets made available pursuant to this Section are provided for informational purposes only. The Secretary of State does not warrant the completeness, accuracy, content, or fitness for any particular purpose or use of any public data set made available on the web portal, nor are such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the public data sets furnished under this Act.
(4) The State is not liable for any deficiencies in the completeness, accuracy, content, or fitness for any particular purpose or use of any public data set or any third-party application utilizing such data set, unless such deficiencies are the result of willful or wanton action of the Secretary of State or its employees or agents.
(c) If a domestic or foreign corporation has filed with the
Secretary of State an annual report for the preceding year or has
been newly formed or is otherwise and in any manner registered
with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of State shall exchange
with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services
any information concerning that corporation that may be
necessary for the enforcement of child support orders entered
pursuant to the Illinois Public Aid Code, the Illinois Marriage and
Dissolution of Marriage Act, the Non-Support of Spouse and
Children Act, the Non-Support Punishment Act, the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, the
Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, the
Illinois Parentage Act of 1984, or the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015.
Notwithstanding any provisions in this Act to the contrary,
the Secretary of State shall not be liable
to any person for any disclosure of information to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Illinois
Department of Public Aid) under this subsection or for
action taken in good faith to comply with the requirements of this
(Source: P.A. 102-49, eff. 1-1-22