(740 ILCS 10/7.1) (from Ch. 38, par. 60-7.1)
    Sec. 7.1. Personal service of any process in an action under this Act may be made upon any person outside the State if such person has engaged in conduct in violation of this Act in this State. Such persons shall be deemed to have thereby submitted themselves to the jurisdiction of the courts of this State within the meaning of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 76-208.)