Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a minor holding an instruction permit or a graduated driver's license must display on any vehicle he or she is driving a sign or signs, approved by the Secretary of State, indicating that the vehicle is being driven by a new driver. Provides that the Secretary of State shall adopt rules for implementing the new provisions. Provides that the rules shall address the issue of whether a fee shall be charged for obtaining the sign or signs and the amount of the fee, if any.
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code and the State Finance Act. Increases from $20 to $22 the fee for issuing an original instruction permit to a person under the age of 18 years who does not hold or has not previously held an instruction permit or driver's license. Provides that $2 of the $22 fee shall be paid into the Safe Student Driver Initiative Fund. Creates the Safe Student Driver Initiative Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that the Secretary of State shall use all moneys in the Fund to over all costs associated with the manufacture, distribution, and administration of Student Driver signs and any other costs associated with the Graduated Licensing Program. Effective July 1, 2008.