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Public Act 098-0406




Public Act 098-0406
HB1810 EnrolledLRB098 05723 MLW 35762 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 3-699 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/3-699 new)
    Sec. 3-699. Legion of Merit plates.
    The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in the
form prescribed by the Secretary of State, may issue special
registration plates designated as Legion of Merit license
plates to recipients awarded the Legion of Merit by a branch of
the armed forces of the United States who reside in Illinois.
The special plates issued pursuant to this Section should be
affixed only to passenger vehicles of the 1st division,
including motorcycles, or motor vehicles of the 2nd division
weighing not more than 8,000 pounds. 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 Secretary of State must make a version of the special
registration plates authorized under this Section in a form
appropriate for motorcycles.
    The design and color of such plates shall be wholly within
the discretion of the Secretary of State. No registration fee,
including the fees established under Section 3-806 of this
Code, shall be charged for the issuance or renewal of any
plates issued under this Section.

Effective Date: 1/1/2014