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Public Act 095-0162




Public Act 095-0162
HB2783 Enrolled LRB095 08801 DRH 28986 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Section 3-664 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/3-664 new)
    Sec. 3-664. Korean Service license plates.
    (a) In addition to any other special license plate, the
Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and applications
made in the form prescribed by the Secretary of State, may
issue special registration plates designated as Korean Service
license plates to residents of Illinois who, on or after July
27, 1954, participated in the United States Armed Forces in
Korea. The special plate issued under this Section shall be
affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division,
motorcycles, motor vehicles of the second division weighing not
more than 8,000 pounds, and recreational vehicles as defined by
Section 1-169 of this Code. Plates issued under this Section
shall expire according to the staggered multi-year procedure
established by Section 3-414.1 of this Code.
    (b) The design, color, and format of the plates shall be
wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State. The
Secretary may, in his or her discretion, allow the plates to be
issued as vanity or personalized plates in accordance with
Section 3-405.1 of this Code. The plates are not required to
designate "Land Of Lincoln", as prescribed in subsection (b) of
Section 3-412 of this Code. The Secretary shall prescribe the
eligibility requirements and, in his or her discretion, shall
approve and prescribe stickers or decals as provided under
Section 3-412.
    (c) An applicant shall be charged a $15 fee for original
issuance in addition to the applicable registration fee. Of
this additional fee, $13 shall be deposited into the Secretary
of State Special License Plate Fund and $2 shall be deposited
into the Korean War Memorial Construction Fund a special fund
in the State treasury.
    (d) An individual who has been issued Korean Service
license plates for a vehicle and who has been approved for
benefits under the Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons
Property Tax Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act shall pay
the original issuance and the regular annual fee for the
registration of the vehicle as provided in Section 3-806.3 of
this Code in addition to the fees specified in subsection (c)
of this Section.

Effective Date: 1/1/2008