26 March 2020 – Requirement to appear before Notary Public satisfied by telecommunications

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Type of Intervention: Social distancing
Sectors Involved: Small gathering cancellation
Level of Jurisdiction: Illinois
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The requirement that a person must “appear before” a Notary Public commissioned under the laws of Illinois pursuant to the Illinois Notary Act, 5 ILCS 312/6-102, is satisfied if the Notary Public performs a remote notarization via two-way audio-video communication technology. any act of witnessing required by Illinois law may be completed remotely by via two-way audio-video communication technology
Full details here: https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/Executive-Orders/ExecutiveOrder2020-14.aspx