TITLE 92: TRANSPORTATION
CHAPTER II: SECRETARY OF STATE
PART 1010 CERTIFICATES OF TITLE, REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES
SECTION 1010.457 KOREAN WAR VETERAN LICENSE PLATES
Section 1010.457 Korean War Veteran License Plates
a) For purposes of this Section, the following definitions shall apply:
"First Division" vehicles - motor vehicles which are designed for carrying of not more than 10 (ten) persons as defined in Section 1-146 of the Illinois Vehicle Code [625 ILCS 5/1-146].
"Second Division" vehicles - motor vehicles which are designed for carrying more that 10 (ten) persons, those motor vehicles designed or used for living quarters, those motor vehicles which are designed for pulling or carrying freight, cargo, or implements of husbandry, and those motor vehicles of the First Division remodelled for use and used as motor vehicles of the Second Division as defined in Section 1-146 of the Illinois Vehicle Code [625 ILCS 5/1-146].
b) Any resident of the State of Illinois who participated in the United States Armed Forces during the Korean War may apply for a Korean War Veteran registration plate in accordance with Section 3-626 of the Illinois Vehicle Code [625 ILCS 5/3-626]. An applicant wishing to obtain Korean War Veteran plates shall submit proof of military service between June 27, 1950 and July 27, 1954 within the territorial limits of Korea or in waters immediately adjacent thereto or has been issued the Korean War Service Medal. Proof shall consist of a copy of his/her discharge from the military (DD214) indicating applicant received a Korean War Service Medal (KSM) or a "letter of verification" from the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs.
c) These special registration plates shall only be issued for first division vehicles, second division vehicles weighing 8,000 pounds or less, and recreational vehicles as defined by Section 1-169 of the Illinois Vehicle Code [625 ILCS 5/1-169].
d) Applicants shall also submit a $15 (fifteen dollar) fee plus the statutory annual registration fee as specified in Section 3-806 of the Illinois Vehicle Code. The applicant shall also pay an additional $2 (two dollar) fee at each renewal.
e) In order to obtain Korean War Veteran plates:
1) If the present Illinois license plates expire within sixty (60) days, upon receipt of the preprinted renewal application, the applicant shall submit the proper documentation as cited in subsection (b) of this Section, the annual registration fee as specified in Section 3-806 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, plus original issuance fee of $15 as prescribed under Section 3-626 of the Illinois Vehicle Code; or
2) If the present plates do not expire within sixty (60) days, the applicant shall submit an Application for Vehicle Title and Registration (VSD190.12A) indicating the current registration identification card, verification as required in subsection (b), and the original issuance fee of $15. The applicant shall also pay a reclassification fee as provided in Section 3-802 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
f) All applications and inquiries regarding the Korean War Veteran plates should be directed to the following:
Office of the Secretary of State
Non-Standard Plates Section
Room 539, Michael Howlett Building
Springfield, Illinois 62756
(Source: Added at 19 Ill. Reg. 11947, effective August 1, 1995)