The General Assembly amended the Electronic Commerce Security Act to allow notarial and witnessing acts to be performed through “two-way audio-video communication technology that allows for direct contemporaneous interaction by sight and sound between the individual signing the document, the witness and the notary public.”
The General Assembly established the Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission to address “the heightened need for collaboration between the legislative and executive branches” due to the economic impact from COVID-19.
The General Assembly amended the Secretary of State Act to allow the Illinois secretary of state to extend the expiration date of various state licenses and registrations, including driver’s and professional licenses.
The General Assembly amended the State Finance Act to create the State Coronavirus Urgent Remediation Emergency (State CURE) Fund as a federal trust fund within the Office of the Illinois State Treasurer.
In a new provision of the Illinois Public Aid Code, the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services is directed to develop a process for distributing pandemic-related “stability payments” to healthcare entities providing care to Medical Assistance Program recipients.