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 Bill Status of SB2959  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  SONS OF AMERICAN LEGION PLATES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Tom Bennett, Dale Fowler and Craig Wilcox

House Sponsors
(Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit and Dennis Tipsword, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/15/2024HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/3-699.23 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Allows the Secretary of State to issue special registration plates designated as Sons of the American Legion plates to residents of this State who meet the eligibility requirements prescribed by the Secretary of State. Provides that the plates shall display the Sons of the American Legion logo. Provides that in all other respects, the design, color, and format of the plates shall be within the discretion of the Secretary of State.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 5/3-699.23 new
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 105/5.1015 new
625 ILCS 5/3-699.14

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the State Finance Act and the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides for the issuance of Sons of the American Legion decals. Provides that the fee for original issuance of the Sons of the American Legion decals shall be $25 with $10 to the Sons of the American Legion Fund, a special fund created in the State treasury, and $15 to the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund. Provides that the fee for renewal of the Sons of the American Legion decals shall be $25 with $23 to the Sons of the American Legion Fund and $2 to the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund. Provides that all money in the Sons of the American Legion Fund shall be paid as grants to the Illinois Detachment of the Sons of the American Legion.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Tom Bennett
  1/31/2024SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/6/2024SenateAssigned to Transportation
  2/22/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  3/6/2024SenatePostponed - Transportation
  3/7/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Tom Bennett
  3/7/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/12/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  3/12/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/13/2024SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 014-000-000
  3/13/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2024
  3/14/2024SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2024
  4/9/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/9/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
  4/9/2024HouseArrived in House
  4/9/2024HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/10/2024HouseFirst Reading
  4/10/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis Tipsword, Jr.
  4/15/2024HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety

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