State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 1/21/2022, by Rep. Ryan Spain


625 ILCS 5/3-699.22 new

    Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Allows the Secretary of State to issue special registration plates designated as United States Submarine Veterans plates to residents of this State who served in the United States Navy as a submariner.

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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. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
5Section 3-699.22 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 5/3-699.22 new)
7    Sec. 3-699.22. United States Submarine Veterans plates.
8    (a) The Secretary of State, upon receipt of all applicable
9fees and applications made in the form prescribed by the
10Secretary, may issue special registration plates designated as
11United States Submarine Veterans plates to residents of this
12State who served in the United States Navy as a submariner. The
13special plates issued under this Section shall be affixed only
14to passenger vehicles of the first division, motorcycles, and
15motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than
168,000 pounds. Plates under this Section shall expire according
17to the multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1 of
18this Code.
19    (b) The plates shall display the United States Submarine
20Veterans logo and the phrase "Silent Service". In all other
21respects, the design and color of the special plates shall be
22wholly within the discretion of the Secretary. Appropriate
23documentation, as determined by the Secretary, shall accompany



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1each application. The Secretary may, in his or her discretion,
2allow the plates to be issued as vanity plates or personalized
3in accordance with Section 3-405.1 of this Code. The plates
4are not required to designate "Land of Lincoln", as prescribed
5in subsection (b) of Section 3-412 of this Code. The Secretary
6shall prescribe the eligibility requirements and, in his or
7her discretion, shall approve and prescribe stickers or decals
8as provided under Section 3-412.