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625 ILCS 5/6-306.5

    (625 ILCS 5/6-306.5) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-306.5)
    Sec. 6-306.5. Failure to pay fine or penalty for standing, parking, compliance, automated speed enforcement system, or automated traffic law violations; suspension of driving privileges.
    (a) Upon receipt of a certified report, as prescribed by subsection (c) of this Section, from any municipality or county stating that the owner of a registered vehicle: (1) has failed to pay any fine or penalty due and owing as a result of 10 or more violations of a municipality's or county's vehicular standing, parking, or compliance regulations established by ordinance pursuant to Section 11-208.3 of this Code, (2) has failed to pay any fine or penalty due and owing as a result of 5 offenses for automated speed enforcement system violations or automated traffic violations as defined in Sections 11-208.6, 11-208.8, 11-208.9, or 11-1201.1, or combination thereof, or (3) is more than 14 days in default of a payment plan pursuant to which a suspension had been terminated under subsection (c) of this Section, the Secretary of State shall suspend the driving privileges of such person in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Section. The Secretary shall also suspend the driving privileges of an owner of a registered vehicle upon receipt of a certified report, as prescribed by subsection (f) of this Section, from any municipality or county stating that such person has failed to satisfy any fines or penalties imposed by final judgments for 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations, or combination thereof, or 10 or more violations of local standing, parking, or compliance regulations after exhaustion of judicial review procedures.
    (b) Following receipt of the certified report of the municipality or county as specified in this Section, the Secretary of State shall notify the person whose name appears on the certified report that the person's drivers license will be suspended at the end of a specified period of time unless the Secretary of State is presented with a notice from the municipality or county certifying that the fine or penalty due and owing the municipality or county has been paid or that inclusion of that person's name on the certified report was in error. The Secretary's notice shall state in substance the information contained in the municipality's or county's certified report to the Secretary, and shall be effective as specified by subsection (c) of Section 6-211 of this Code.
    (c) The report of the appropriate municipal or county official notifying the Secretary of State of unpaid fines or penalties pursuant to this Section shall be certified and shall contain the following:
        (1) The name, last known address as recorded with the
    
Secretary of State, as provided by the lessor of the cited vehicle at the time of lease, or as recorded in a United States Post Office approved database if any notice sent under Section 11-208.3 of this Code is returned as undeliverable, and drivers license number of the person who failed to pay the fine or penalty or who has defaulted in a payment plan and the registration number of any vehicle known to be registered to such person in this State.
        (2) The name of the municipality or county making
    
the report pursuant to this Section.
        (3) A statement that the municipality or county sent
    
a notice of impending drivers license suspension as prescribed by ordinance enacted pursuant to Section 11-208.3 of this Code or a notice of default in a payment plan, to the person named in the report at the address recorded with the Secretary of State or at the last address known to the lessor of the cited vehicle at the time of lease or, if any notice sent under Section 11-208.3 of this Code is returned as undeliverable, at the last known address recorded in a United States Post Office approved database; the date on which such notice was sent; and the address to which such notice was sent. In a municipality or county with a population of 1,000,000 or more, the report shall also include a statement that the alleged violator's State vehicle registration number and vehicle make, if specified on the automated speed enforcement system violation or automated traffic law violation notice, are correct as they appear on the citations.
        (4) A unique identifying reference number for each
    
request of suspension sent whenever a person has failed to pay the fine or penalty or has defaulted on a payment plan.
    (d) Any municipality or county making a certified report to the Secretary of State pursuant to this Section shall notify the Secretary of State, in a form prescribed by the Secretary, whenever a person named in the certified report has paid the previously reported fine or penalty, whenever a person named in the certified report has entered into a payment plan pursuant to which the municipality or county has agreed to terminate the suspension, or whenever the municipality or county determines that the original report was in error. A certified copy of such notification shall also be given upon request and at no additional charge to the person named therein. Upon receipt of the municipality's or county's notification or presentation of a certified copy of such notification, the Secretary of State shall terminate the suspension.
    (e) Any municipality or county making a certified report to the Secretary of State pursuant to this Section shall also by ordinance establish procedures for persons to challenge the accuracy of the certified report. The ordinance shall also state the grounds for such a challenge, which may be limited to (1) the person not having been the owner or lessee of the vehicle or vehicles receiving 10 or more standing, parking, or compliance violation notices or a combination of 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations on the date or dates such notices were issued; and (2) the person having already paid the fine or penalty for the 10 or more standing, parking, or compliance violations or combination of 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations indicated on the certified report.
    (f) Any municipality or county, other than a municipality or county establishing vehicular standing, parking, and compliance regulations pursuant to Section 11-208.3, automated speed enforcement system regulations under Section 11-208.8, or automated traffic law regulations under Section 11-208.6, 11-208.9, or 11-1201.1, may also cause a suspension of a person's drivers license pursuant to this Section. Such municipality or county may invoke this sanction by making a certified report to the Secretary of State upon a person's failure to satisfy any fine or penalty imposed by final judgment for 10 or more violations of local standing, parking, or compliance regulations or a combination of 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations after exhaustion of judicial review procedures, but only if:
        (1) the municipality or county complies with the
    
provisions of this Section in all respects except in regard to enacting an ordinance pursuant to Section 11-208.3;
        (2) the municipality or county has sent a notice of
    
impending drivers license suspension as prescribed by an ordinance enacted pursuant to subsection (g) of this Section; and
        (3) in municipalities or counties with a population
    
of 1,000,000 or more, the municipality or county has verified that the alleged violator's State vehicle registration number and vehicle make are correct as they appear on the citations.
    (g) Any municipality or county, other than a municipality or county establishing standing, parking, and compliance regulations pursuant to Section 11-208.3, automated speed enforcement system regulations under Section 11-208.8, or automated traffic law regulations under Section 11-208.6, 11-208.9, or 11-1201.1, may provide by ordinance for the sending of a notice of impending drivers license suspension to the person who has failed to satisfy any fine or penalty imposed by final judgment for 10 or more violations of local standing, parking, or compliance regulations or a combination of 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations after exhaustion of judicial review procedures. An ordinance so providing shall specify that the notice sent to the person liable for any fine or penalty shall state that failure to pay the fine or penalty owing within 45 days of the notice's date will result in the municipality or county notifying the Secretary of State that the person's drivers license is eligible for suspension pursuant to this Section. The notice of impending drivers license suspension shall be sent by first class United States mail, postage prepaid, to the address recorded with the Secretary of State or at the last address known to the lessor of the cited vehicle at the time of lease or, if any notice sent under Section 11-208.3 of this Code is returned as undeliverable, to the last known address recorded in a United States Post Office approved database.
    (h) An administrative hearing to contest an impending suspension or a suspension made pursuant to this Section may be had upon filing a written request with the Secretary of State. The filing fee for this hearing shall be $20, to be paid at the time the request is made. A municipality or county which files a certified report with the Secretary of State pursuant to this Section shall reimburse the Secretary for all reasonable costs incurred by the Secretary as a result of the filing of the report, including but not limited to the costs of providing the notice required pursuant to subsection (b) and the costs incurred by the Secretary in any hearing conducted with respect to the report pursuant to this subsection and any appeal from such a hearing.
    (i) The provisions of this Section shall apply on and after January 1, 1988.
    (j) For purposes of this Section, the term "compliance violation" is defined as in Section 11-208.3.
(Source: P.A. 97-333, eff. 8-12-11; 97-672, eff. 7-1-12; 98-556, eff. 1-1-14.)