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 Bill Status of HB5546  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-MILITARY PLATE DISCOUNT

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Bost - Donald L. Moffitt - Jack D. Franks - William B. Black - Thomas Holbrook, Patrick J Verschoore, Linda Chapa LaVia, Michael K. Smith, Daniel V. Beiser, Dan Reitz, John E. Bradley, Shane Cultra, Keith P. Sommer, Roger L. Eddy, Mike Fortner, Robert W. Pritchard, Jim Sacia, Rosemary Mulligan, Ronald A. Wait, Ron Stephens, Bill Mitchell, Dennis M. Reboletti, Sandy Cole, Elizabeth Coulson, Raymond Poe and Rich Brauer

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/3-806from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-806
625 ILCS 5/3-806.7 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, commencing with the 2009 registration year, the registration fee paid by any vehicle owner who is a member of the armed forces of the United States on active duty shall be reduced by 50% of the fee otherwise provided in this Code for passenger cars displaying standard multi-year registration plates. Provides that widows, widowers, and parents of a deceased member of the armed forces of the United States, who was killed while on active duty, shall also be entitled to this reduced registration fee for the registration year in which the deceased member of the armed forces of the United States was eligible and for a period of 5 years thereafter. Effective July 1, 2008.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 5/806.7 new
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/3-806.7 new

Further amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes the bill's amendatory provisions concerning military personnel plates. Provides that, beginning with the 2010 registration year, the registration fee for passenger and certain other motor vehicles shall be reduced by 50% for any vehicle owner who was on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States and stationed outside of the United States for a period of 90 days or longer during the preceding registration year. Provides for a credit for the unused portion of a motor vehicle registration for a vehicle owner who is a member of the armed forces of the United States and has been stationed outside of the United States for a period of 6 months or longer and who placed his or her registered motor vehicle in storage during the time that he or she served abroad. Provides that the credit shall be one month for each month or part of a month that the vehicle was in storage and had current registration.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/14/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2008HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/5/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/5/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 013-000-000
  3/6/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/6/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  3/6/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/3/2008HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  4/3/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  4/15/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/15/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2008HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mike Bost
  4/15/2008HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/16/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to State Government Administration Committee
  4/17/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 013-000-000
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/6/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/6/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Withdrawn by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/6/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/6/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/7/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  5/8/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  5/8/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/8/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/8/2008SenateFirst Reading
  5/8/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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