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Full Text of SB1265  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning transportation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
5 Section 3-413 as follows:
6     (625 ILCS 5/3-413)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-413)
7     Sec. 3-413. Display of registration plates, registration
8 stickers and drive-away permits.
9     (a) Registration plates issued for a motor vehicle other
10 than a motorcycle, trailer, semitrailer, truck-tractor,
11 apportioned bus, or apportioned truck shall be attached
12 thereto, one in the front and one in the rear. The registration
13 plate issued for a motorcycle, trailer or semitrailer required
14 to be registered hereunder and any apportionment plate issued
15 to a bus under the provisions of this Code shall be attached to
16 the rear thereof. The registration plate issued for a
17 truck-tractor or an apportioned truck required to be registered
18 hereunder shall be attached to the front thereof.
19     (b) Every registration plate shall at all times be securely
20 fastened in a horizontal position to the vehicle for which it
21 is issued so as to prevent the plate from swinging and at a
22 height of not less than 5 inches from the ground, measuring
23 from the bottom of such plate, in a place and position to be



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1 clearly visible and shall be maintained in a condition to be
2 clearly legible, free from any materials that would obstruct
3 the visibility of the plate, including, but not limited to,
4 glass covers and tinted plastic covers. Clear plastic covers
5 are permissible as long as they remain clear and do not
6 obstruct the visibility of the plates. Registration stickers
7 issued as evidence of renewed annual registration shall be
8 attached to registration plates as required by the Secretary of
9 State, and be clearly visible at all times.
10     (c) Every drive-away permit issued pursuant to this Code
11 shall be firmly attached to the motor vehicle in the manner
12 prescribed by the Secretary of State. If a drive-away permit is
13 affixed to a motor vehicle in any other manner the permit shall
14 be void and of no effect.
15     (d) The Illinois prorate decal issued to a foreign
16 registered vehicle part of a fleet prorated or apportioned with
17 Illinois, shall be displayed on a registration plate and
18 displayed on the front of such vehicle in the same manner as an
19 Illinois registration plate.
20     (e) The registration plate issued for a camper body mounted
21 on a truck displaying registration plates shall be attached to
22 the rear of the camper body.
23     (f) No person shall operate a vehicle, nor permit the
24 operation of a vehicle, upon which is displayed an Illinois
25 registration plate, plates or registration stickers after the
26 termination of the registration period for which issued or



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1 after the expiration date set pursuant to Sections 3-414 and
2 3-414.1 of this Code.
3 (Source: P.A. 92-668, eff. 1-1-03; 92-680, eff. 7-16-02;
4 revised 10-2-02.)