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(625 ILCS 5/3-620)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-620)
The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made on the
form prescribed by the Secretary of State, may issue special registration
plates to United States citizens, who are present or former
members of the United States armed forces or any of its allies, and
who were prisoners of war of World War I, World War II, the
Korean Conflict, and the Vietnamese conflict,
or to the widowed spouse of a former member of the United States armed
forces, providing that widowed spouse was married to the POW at the time
of death, and is a single person at the time of application. The special
plates issued pursuant to this Section shall be affixed only to passenger
vehicles of the first division subject to the
system, motorcycles, and vehicles of the second division having a gross
weight of 8,000
pounds or less and shall be issued
without charge. Only one set of plates may be issued at no fee.
The design and color of the prisoner of war 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.
(Source: P.A. 95-353, eff. 1-1-08.)