Illinois’ exemptions are not expressly limited to domiciliaries or
residents. “The following personal property, owned by the
debtor, is exempt . . ..” 735 ILCS 5/12-1001. However, at least
one court has held that they are intended for use only by
residents.
In re George, 440 B.R.164 (Bankr.E.D.Wis. 2010)
("That Illinois exemptions apply only to residents within the
jurisdiction of the Illinois state courts appears obvious from the
context of the statutes.").