Full Text of HB1070 103rd General Assembly
HB1070 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2023 and 2024
Introduced 1/12/2023, by Rep. Lance Yednock
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
625 ILCS 5/1-140.20 new
625 ILCS 5/3-122 new
625 ILCS 5/3-804.3
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Defines "M998 HMMWV" as an AM
General Series M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle produced
for military or government use. Provides that the owner of an M998 HMMWV
may register the vehicle as a former military vehicle if specified
conditions are met. Provides that a certificate of title issued for an M998
HMMWV shall not indicate that the M998 HMMWV is limited to off-road use.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Sections 1-140.20 and 3-122 and by changing Section 3-804.3 as
(625 ILCS 5/1-140.20 new)
An AM General Series M998
High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle produced for
military or government use.
(625 ILCS 5/3-122 new)
M998 HMMWV; certificate of title.
certificate of title issued for an M998 HMMWV shall not
indicate that the M998 HMMWV is limited to off-road use if the
applicant for the certificate of title and the M998 HMMWV meet
the requirements of paragraph (e)(1) of Section 3-804.3.
(625 ILCS 5/3-804.3)
Former military vehicles.
(a) The owner of a former military vehicle may register
the vehicle for a fee not to exceed:
(1) $100 for a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight
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rating of 26,000 pounds or less;
(2) $150 for a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight
rating of 26,001 to 45,000 pounds;
(3) $500 for a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight
rating of 45,001 to 65,000 pounds;
(4) $1,000 for a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight
rating of over 65,000 pounds; or
(5) $25 for a trailer with a weight of 3,000 pounds or
(6) $75 for a trailer with a weight of over 3,000
(b) The Secretary may prescribe, in the Secretary's
discretion, that former military vehicle plates be issued for
a definite or an indefinite term, such term to correspond to
the term of registration plates issued generally, as provided
in Section 3-414.1. Any person requesting former military
vehicle plates under this Section may also apply to have
vanity or personalized plates as provided under Section
(c) A vehicle registered as a former military vehicle is
not subject to Section 3-815 and 3-818 of this Code.
(d) A vehicle may not be registered under this Section
unless a title for the vehicle has been issued by the Secretary
and the vehicle is eligible for registration without regard to
its status as a military vehicle.
(e)(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (d),
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the owner of an M998 HMMWV may register the vehicle as a former
military vehicle if all of the following conditions are met:
(A) The owner is a former or current member of the
United States Armed Forces who provides proof to the
Secretary that he or she possesses or formerly possessed a
military license to operate the vehicle.
(B) Before registration, the M998 HMMWV successfully
completes an inspection by the Secretary regarding the
suitability for limited use of the M998 HMMWV upon the
highways of this State as set forth in paragraph (2). The
fee for the inspection shall not exceed $50. The
Secretary, in the Secretary's discretion, may accept the
owner's affidavit regarding safety modifications and
in lieu of the inspection. The
Secretary shall give the owner a temporary registration so
that the owner may drive the M998 HMMWV on a direct route
to and from the inspection point.
(C) A keyed ignition cutoff switch is installed in the
(D) A battery power cutoff switch is installed in the
(2) Operation of a registered M998 HMMWV upon the highways
of this State is permitted only if all of the following
conditions are met:
(A) Operation of the M998 HMMWV is limited to
ceremonies, parades, and educational events and
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transportation to and from ceremonies, parades, and
(B) The operator, if not the owner, meets the
requirements of subparagraph (1)(B).
(C) At all times when operating the M998 HMMWV, the
operator is accompanied by an assistant driver who
possesses a valid Illinois driver's license.
(Source: P.A. 97-811, eff. 7-13-12.)