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Full Text of HB3851  101st General Assembly




State of Illinois
2019 and 2020


Introduced 10/17/2019, by Rep. Avery Bourne - Tim Butler - Charles Meier - Tony McCombie, Ryan Spain, et al.


625 ILCS 5/3-819  from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-819

    Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Reduces the trailer flat weight tax for maximum loads of 3,000 lbs. and less from $118 to $18, if and only if Senate Bill 1939 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law. Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. If and only if the provisions of Senate Bill
51939 of the 101st General Assembly that are changed by this
6amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly become law, then
7the Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing Section 3-819
8as follows:
9    (625 ILCS 5/3-819)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-819)
10    Sec. 3-819. Trailer; Flat weight tax.
11    (a) Farm Trailer. Any farm trailer drawn by a motor vehicle
12of the second division registered under paragraph (a) or (c) of
13Section 3-815 and used exclusively by the owner for his own
14agricultural, horticultural or livestock raising operations
15and not used for hire, or any farm trailer utilized only in the
16transportation for-hire of seasonal, fresh, perishable fruit
17or vegetables from farm to the point of first processing, and
18any trailer used with a farm tractor that is not an implement
19of husbandry may be registered under this paragraph in lieu of
20registration under paragraph (b) of this Section upon the
21filing of a proper application and the payment of the $10
22registration fee and the highway use tax herein for use of the
23public highways of this State, at the following rates which



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1include the $10 registration fee:
3Gross Weight in Lbs.ClassTotal Amount
4Including Vehicleeach
5and Maximum LoadFiscal Year
610,000 lbs. or lessVDD $160
710,001 to 14,000 lbs.VDE206
814,001 to 20,000 lbs.VDG266
920,001 to 28,000 lbs.VDJ478
1028,001 to 36,000 lbs.VDL750
11    An owner may only apply for and receive two farm trailer
13    (b) All other owners of trailers, other than apportionable
14trailers registered under Section 3-402.1 of this Code, used
15with a motor vehicle on the public highways, shall pay to the
16Secretary of State for each registration year a flat weight
17tax, for the use of the public highways of this State, at the
18following rates (which includes the registration fee of $10
19required by Section 3-813):
23Gross Weight in Lbs.Total Fees
24Including Vehicle andeach
25Maximum LoadClassFiscal Year
263,000 lbs. and lessTA$18 $118



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15,000 lbs. and more than 3,000TB154
28,000 lbs. and more than 5,000TC158
310,000 lbs. and more than 8,000TD206
414,000 lbs. and more than 10,000TE270
520,000 lbs. and more than 14,000TG358
632,000 lbs. and more than 20,000TK822
736,000 lbs. and more than 32,000TL1,182
840,000 lbs. and more than 36,000TN1,602
9    Of the fees collected under this subsection, $1 of the fees
10shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special Services
11Fund and $99 of the additional fees shall be deposited into the
12Road Fund.
13    (c) The number of axles necessary to carry the maximum load
14provided shall be determined from Chapter 15 of this Code.
15(Source: P.A. 96-328, eff. 8-11-09; 10100SB1939enr.)
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.