Illinois General Assembly - Full Text of HB4952
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

Full Text of HB4952  94th General Assembly


Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee

Filed: 2/7/2006





09400HB4952ham001 LRB094 17348 DRH 55497 a


2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4952 on page 2, by
3 replacing lines 13 and 14 with the following:
4     "(b) Subject to subsections (c), (d), and (e) and
5 notwithstanding subsection (a), beginning with the 2007
6 registration year, with"; and
7 on page 2, lines 20, 25, and 30, by replacing "fuel economy"
8 each time it appears with "annual fuel cost"; and
9 on page 3, lines 5 and 6, by replacing "fuel economy" with
10 "annual fuel cost"; and
11 on page 3, immediately below line 10, by inserting the
12 following:
13     "(c) If any vehicle to which subsection (b) applies is
14 registered for the first time before January 1 of the calendar
15 year corresponding to the vehicle's model year, the
16 registration fee for that vehicle for that registration year
17 shall be $78. After that first registration year, however, that
18 vehicle's registration fee shall be determined as provided in
19 subsection (b).
20     (d) If any vehicle to which subsection (b) applies is a
21 flexible fuel vehicle, as determined by the Department of



09400HB4952ham001 - 2 - LRB094 17348 DRH 55497 a

1 Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, that
2 vehicle's annual fuel cost rating shall be determined by its
3 annual fuel cost when operated on gasoline, rather than by its
4 annual fuel cost when operated on a mixture of gasoline and
5 ethanol.
6     (e) If, before the applicable registration year has
7 expired, a person acquires a vehicle to which subsection (b)
8 applies and disposes of his or her previously registered
9 vehicle, the person's registration shall continue until the end
10 of the applicable registration year, and he or she shall not be
11 entitled to a refund on his or her registration fee and shall
12 not be required to pay any additional registration fee,
13 regardless of whether the registration fee for the newly
14 acquired vehicle is lower than, higher than, or the same as the
15 registration fee for the previously registered vehicle.
16 Beginning with the next registration year, however, the
17 registration fee for that newly acquired vehicle shall be
18 determined as provided in subsection (b).".