Amends the Illinois Notary Public Act. Provides that neither a notary public nor an electronic notary public is required to keep a journal of or to otherwise record in a journal a notarial act or an electronic notarial act if that act is performed on specified electoral documents to be filed by or on behalf of a candidate for public office. Clarifies that this exemption from the Act's ordinarily applicable journaling requirement applies without regard to whether the notarial act is performed before, on, or after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Defines "public office". Adds a nonacceleration clause. Effective immediately.

Statutes affected:
Introduced: 5 ILCS 312/3