97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2011 and 2012
Introduced 2/7/2012, by Sen. William R. Haine
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
30 ILCS 105/5.811 new
625 ILCS 5/3-699 new
Amends the State Finance Act and Illinois Vehicle Code to provide for
the issuance of Alzheimer's Awareness license plates. Creates the
Alzheimer's Awareness Fund as a special fund in the State treasury.
Provides that the applicant shall pay an additional fee of $25 for original
issuance of the plates and at renewal. Provides that $15 of the additional
fee at original issuance and $2 of the additional fee at renewal shall be
deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund, and that
$10 of the additional fee at original issuance and $23 of the additional
fee at renewal shall be deposited into the Alzheimer's Awareness Fund.
Provides that moneys in the Alzheimer's Awareness Fund shall be paid as
grants to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association,
Greater Illinois Chapter, for Alzheimer's care, support, education, and
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AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Section 5.811 as follows:
(30 ILCS 105/5.811 new)
The Alzheimer's Awareness Fund.
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Section 3-699 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/3-699 new)
Alzheimer's Awareness license plates.
(a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in
the form prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special
registration plates designated as Alzheimer's Awareness
license plates. The special plates issued under this Section
shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first
division and motor vehicles of the second division weighing not
more than 8,000 pounds. Plates issued under this Section shall
expire according to the multi-year procedure established by
Section 3-414.1 of this Code.
(b) The design and color of the plates is wholly within the
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discretion of the Secretary. The Secretary may allow the plates
to be issued as vanity plates or personalized under Section
3-405.1 of the Code. The Secretary shall prescribe stickers or
decals as provided under Section 3-412 of this Code.
(c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a
$25 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate
registration fee. Of this fee, $10 shall be deposited into the
Alzheimer's Awareness Fund and $15 shall be deposited into the
Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund, to be used by
the Secretary to help defray administrative processing costs.
For each registration renewal period, a $25 fee, in
addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged.
Of this fee, $23 shall be deposited into the Alzheimer's
Awareness Fund and $2 shall be deposited into the Secretary of
State Special License Plate Fund.
(d) The Alzheimer's Awareness Fund is created as a special
fund in the State treasury. All money in the Alzheimer's
Awareness Fund shall be paid, subject to appropriation by the
General Assembly and distribution by the Secretary, as grants
to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association,
Greater Illinois Chapter, for Alzheimer's care, support,
education, and awareness programs.