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(625 ILCS 5/3-118)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-118)
Application for salvage or junking certificate; contents.
(a) An application for a salvage certificate or junking certificate
shall be made upon the forms prescribed by the Secretary of State and contain:
1. The name and address of the owner;
2. A description of the vehicle including, so far as
the following data exists: its make, year-model, identifying number, type of body, whether new or used;
3. The date of purchase by applicant; and
4. Any further information reasonably required by
(b) The application for salvage certificate must also contain the
current odometer reading and that the stated odometer reading is one of the
following: actual mileage, not the actual mileage or mileage is in
excess of its mechanical limits.
(b-5) Each application for a salvage certificate for a motor vehicle shall be verified by the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) for a vehicle history report prior to the Secretary issuing a salvage certificate.
(c) A salvage certificate may be assigned to any person licensed under
this Act as a rebuilder, automotive parts recycler, or scrap processor, or to an
out-of-state salvage vehicle buyer. A salvage certificate for a vehicle that has come from a police impoundment may be assigned to a municipal fire department. A junking certificate may be assigned
to anyone. The provisions for reassignment by dealers under paragraph (a)
of Section 3-113 shall apply to salvage certificates, except as provided
in Section 3-117.2. A salvage certificate may be reassigned to one other
person to whom a salvage certificate may be assigned pursuant to this Section.
(Source: P.A. 99-414, eff. 8-20-15.)