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(625 ILCS 5/3-664)
Gold Star license plates.
Upon proper application, the Secretary of State shall
issue registration plates designated as Gold Star license plates to any Illinois resident who is the
surviving widow, widower, sibling, daughter, son, or parent of a person who served in the Armed Forces of the United States and
lost his or her life while in service whether in peacetime or war. The
surviving widow or widower and each surviving parent, daughter, son, and sibling shall be issued one or more sets of registration plates. Registration plates issued under this
Section shall be for first division vehicles and second division vehicles
of 8,000 pounds or less. 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. No registration fee shall be required from a surviving widow, widower, or parent of a person who served in the Armed Forces of the United States and
lost his or her life while in service while in wartime.
(Source: P.A. 102-106, eff. 1-1-22