Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State may not renew the vehicle registration (rather than shall suspend the driving privileges or vehicle registration or both) of any vehicle owner who fails to comply with emissions testing requirements. Effective immediately.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, no later than January 1, 2008, every vehicle that is subject to inspection under the Vehicle Emissions Inspection Law of 2005 is subject to inspection within not less than 30 days of notification by the Secretary of State. Provides that the owner of an inspected vehicle must obtain an emissions compliance certificate for the vehicle. Establishes a schedule for inspection of subject vehicles once every 2 years. Requires the Secretary and the Environmental Protection Agency to provide for a smooth transition to the new inspection schedule. Creates exemptions from the inspection requirement. Provides that, for a fee of $20, the Agency may inspect vehicles whose inspection is not required under the law. Provides that, no later than January 1, 2008, the Secretary and the Agency shall establish a system under which a vehicle whose owner has not complied with inspection requirements shall be denied registration. Sets requirements for the system. Provides that the Secretary of State shall suspend the registration of a vehicle whose owner has not complied with inspection requirements. Provides that a person who displays an inspection or exemption certificate (rather than an inspection or exemption sticker) other than the one lawfully provided, or who duplicates or alters a certificate (rather than a sticker) or who uses, possesses, or distributes a certificate (rather than a sticker) in an unlawful manner is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.