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Public Act 095-0029




Public Act 095-0029
SB1265 Enrolled LRB095 04156 DRH 24194 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
Section 3-413 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/3-413)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-413)
    Sec. 3-413. Display of registration plates, registration
stickers and drive-away permits.
    (a) Registration plates issued for a motor vehicle other
than a motorcycle, trailer, semitrailer, truck-tractor,
apportioned bus, or apportioned truck shall be attached
thereto, one in the front and one in the rear. The registration
plate issued for a motorcycle, trailer or semitrailer required
to be registered hereunder and any apportionment plate issued
to a bus under the provisions of this Code shall be attached to
the rear thereof. The registration plate issued for a
truck-tractor or an apportioned truck required to be registered
hereunder shall be attached to the front thereof.
    (b) Every registration plate shall at all times be securely
fastened in a horizontal position to the vehicle for which it
is issued so as to prevent the plate from swinging and at a
height of not less than 5 inches from the ground, measuring
from the bottom of such plate, in a place and position to be
clearly visible and shall be maintained in a condition to be
clearly legible, free from any materials that would obstruct
the visibility of the plate, including, but not limited to,
glass covers and tinted plastic covers. Clear plastic covers
are permissible as long as they remain clear and do not
obstruct the visibility of the plates. Registration stickers
issued as evidence of renewed annual registration shall be
attached to registration plates as required by the Secretary of
State, and be clearly visible at all times.
    (c) Every drive-away permit issued pursuant to this Code
shall be firmly attached to the motor vehicle in the manner
prescribed by the Secretary of State. If a drive-away permit is
affixed to a motor vehicle in any other manner the permit shall
be void and of no effect.
    (d) The Illinois prorate decal issued to a foreign
registered vehicle part of a fleet prorated or apportioned with
Illinois, shall be displayed on a registration plate and
displayed on the front of such vehicle in the same manner as an
Illinois registration plate.
    (e) The registration plate issued for a camper body mounted
on a truck displaying registration plates shall be attached to
the rear of the camper body.
    (f) No person shall operate a vehicle, nor permit the
operation of a vehicle, upon which is displayed an Illinois
registration plate, plates or registration stickers after the
termination of the registration period for which issued or
after the expiration date set pursuant to Sections 3-414 and
3-414.1 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 92-668, eff. 1-1-03; 92-680, eff. 7-16-02;
revised 10-2-02.)

Effective Date: 6/1/2008