By: Ray Prather, J.D., CPA, CFF
On July 23, 2021, Gov. Pritzker signed Public Act 102-0160 amending the Illinois Notary Public Act. The amendments permanently allow notary publics to perform remote notarial acts, bring electronic notary publics to Illinois, and add education and journal requirements for notary publics. On June 5, 2023, the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office (IL SOS) adopted administrative rules (Rules) that make Public Act 102-0160 effective and provide guidance for Illinois notaries moving forward.
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