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92_SB2161enr SB2161 Enrolled LRB9214970DHgc 1 AN ACT in relation to vehicles. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by 5 adding Section 4-214.1 as follows: 6 (625 ILCS 5/4-214.1 new) 7 Sec. 4-214.1. Failure to pay fines, charges, and costs 8 on an abandoned vehicle. 9 (a) Whenever any resident of this State fails to pay any 10 fine, charge, or cost imposed for a violation of Section 11 4-201 of this Code, or a similar provision of a local 12 ordinance, the clerk may notify the Secretary of State, on a 13 report prescribed by the Secretary, and the Secretary shall 14 prohibit the renewal, reissue, or reinstatement of the 15 resident's driving privileges until the fine, charge, or cost 16 has been paid in full. The clerk shall provide notice to the 17 driver, at the driver's last known address as shown on the 18 court's records, stating that the action will be effective on 19 the 46th day following the date of the above notice if 20 payment is not received in full by the court of venue. 21 (b) Following receipt of the report from the clerk, the 22 Secretary of State shall make the proper notation to the 23 driver's file to prohibit the renewal, reissue, or 24 reinstatement of the driver's driving privileges. Except as 25 provided in subsection (d) of this Section, the notation 26 shall not be removed from the driver's record until the 27 driver satisfies the outstanding fine, charge, or cost and an 28 appropriate notice on a form prescribed by the Secretary is 29 received by the Secretary from the court of venue, stating 30 that the fine, charge, or cost has been paid in full. Upon 31 payment in full of a fine, charge, or court cost which has SB2161 Enrolled -2- LRB9214070DHgc 1 previously been reported under this Section as unpaid, the 2 clerk of the court shall present the driver with a signed 3 receipt containing the seal of the court indicating that the 4 fine, charge, or cost has been paid in full, and shall 5 forward immediately to the Secretary of State a notice 6 stating that the fine, charge, or cost has been paid in full. 7 (c) Notwithstanding the receipt of a report from the 8 clerk as prescribed in subsection (a), nothing in this 9 Section is intended to place any responsibility upon the 10 Secretary of State to provide independent notice to the 11 driver of any potential action to disallow the renewal, 12 reissue, or reinstatement of the driver's driving privileges. 13 (d) The Secretary of State shall renew, reissue, or 14 reinstate a driver's driving privileges which were previously 15 refused under this Section upon presentation of an original 16 receipt which is signed by the clerk of the court and 17 contains the seal of the court indicating that the fine, 18 charge, or cost has been paid in full. The Secretary of 19 State shall retain the receipt for his or her records.
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