(625 ILCS 5/3-699.13)
Illinois State Police Memorial Park license plates.
(a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in the form prescribed by the Secretary of State, may issue special registration plates designated as Illinois State Police Memorial Park license plates to active or retired law enforcement officers or their family members, surviving family members of deceased law enforcement officers, and members of or donors to the Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation. The special plates issued under this Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division, motorcycles over 150cc, or motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds. Plates issued under this Section shall expire according to the multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1 of this Code.
(b) The design and color of the plates shall be wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State. The Secretary may, in his or her discretion, allow the plates to be issued as vanity or personalized plates in accordance with Section 3-405.1 of this Code. The Secretary shall prescribe stickers or decals as provided under Section 3-412 of this Code.
(c) An applicant shall be charged a $25 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate registration fee, if applicable. Of this fee, $10 shall be deposited into the Illinois State Police Memorial Park Fund and $15 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund. For each registration renewal period, a $25 fee, in addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged. Of this fee, $23 shall be deposited into the Illinois State Police Memorial Park Fund and $2 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund.
(d) The Illinois State Police Memorial Park Fund is created as a special fund in
the State treasury. All moneys in the Illinois State Police Memorial Park Fund shall be
paid, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly and
distribution by the Secretary, as grants to the Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation, Inc. for building and maintaining a memorial and park, holding an annual memorial commemoration, giving scholarships to children of State police officers killed or catastrophically injured in the line of duty, and providing financial assistance to police officers and their families when a police officer is killed or injured in the line of duty.
(Source: P.A. 98-469, eff. 8-16-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14; 98-945, eff. 8-15-14.)