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Full Text of SB2217  96th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2009 and 2010


Introduced 2/20/2009, by Sen. Christine Radogno


625 ILCS 5/3-645

    Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning Vietnam Veteran license plates.

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1     AN ACT concerning transportation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
5 Section 3-645 as follows:
6     (625 ILCS 5/3-645)
7     Sec. 3-645. Vietnam Veteran License Plates.
8     (a) In addition to any other special license plate, the the
9 Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and applications
10 made in the form prescribed by the Secretary of State, may
11 issue Vietnam Veteran license plates to residents of Illinois
12 who meet eligibility requirements prescribed by the Secretary
13 of State. The special Vietnam Veteran plate issued under this
14 Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the
15 first division, motorcycles, and motor vehicles of the second
16 division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds. Plates issued
17 under this Section shall expire according to the staggered
18 multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1 of this
19 Code.
20     (b) The design, color, and format of the plates shall be
21 wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State. The
22 Secretary may, in his or her discretion, allow the plates to be
23 issued as vanity plates or personalized in accordance with



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1 Section 3-405.1 of this Code. The plates are not required to
2 designate "Land Of Lincoln", as prescribed in subsection (b) of
3 Section 3-412 of this Code. The Secretary shall prescribe the
4 eligibility requirements and, in his or her discretion, shall
5 approve and prescribe stickers or decals as provided under
6 Section 3-412.
7     (c) An applicant shall be charged a $15 fee for original
8 issuance in addition to the applicable registration fee. This
9 additional fee shall be deposited into the Secretary of State
10 Special License Plate Fund.
11 (Source: P.A. 92-545, eff. 6-12-02; 93-140, eff. 1-1-04.)