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Full Text of HB2833  102nd General Assembly


Rep. Steven Reick

Filed: 3/19/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2833 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
5changing Section 3-805 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 5/3-805)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-805)
7    Sec. 3-805. Electric vehicles.
8    (a) The Until January 1, 2020, the owner of a motor vehicle
9of the first division or a motor vehicle of the second division
10weighing 8,000 pounds or less propelled by an electric engine
11and not utilizing motor fuel, may register such vehicle for a
12fee not to exceed $35 for a 2-year registration period. The
13Secretary may, in his discretion, prescribe that electric
14vehicle registration plates be issued for an indefinite term,
15such term to correspond to the term of registration plates
16issued generally, as provided in Section 3-414.1. In no event



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1may the registration fee for electric vehicles exceed $18 per
2registration year. Beginning on January 1, 2020, the
3registration fee for these vehicles shall be equal to the fee
4set forth in Section 3-806 for motor vehicles of the first
5division, other than Autocycles, Motorcycles, Motor Driven
6Cycles, and Pedalcycles. In addition to the registration fees,
7the Secretary shall assess an additional $100 per year in lieu
8of the payment of motor fuel taxes. $1 of the additional fees
9shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special
10Services Fund and the remainder of the additional fees shall
11be deposited into the Road Fund.
12    (b) Beginning with the 2023 registration year, upon the
13request of the vehicle owner, an electric vehicle owner may
14register an electric vehicle with any qualifying registration
15issued under this Chapter, and an additional $100 surcharge
16shall be collected in addition to the applicable registration
17fee. The $100 additional fee is to identify the vehicle as an
18electric vehicle. The $100 additional fee is an annual, flat
19fee that shall be based on an applicant's new or existing
20registration year for the vehicle's corresponding weight
21category. A designation as an electric vehicle under this
22subsection shall not alter a vehicle's registration. Of the
23additional fees, $1 shall be deposited into the Secretary of
24State Special Services Fund, and the remainder of the
25additional fees shall be deposited into the Road Fund. The
26Secretary shall adopt any rules necessary to implement this



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1subsection (b).
2(Source: P.A. 101-32, eff. 6-28-19.)".