Public Act 101-0245
HB2088 EnrolledLRB101 08474 TAE 53551 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 adding
Section 3-699.17 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/3-699.17 new)
    Sec. 3-699.17. Cold War license plates.
    (a) In addition to any other special license plate, the
Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and applications
made in the form prescribed by the Secretary of State, may
issue Cold War license plates to residents of Illinois who
served in the United States Armed Forces between August 15,
1945 and January 1, 1992. The special Cold War plates issued
under this Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles
of the first division, motorcycles, and motor vehicles of the
second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds. Plates
issued under this Section shall expire according to the
staggered multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1
of this Code.
    (b) The design, color, and format 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 plates or personalized in accordance with
Section 3-405.1 of this Code. The plates are not required to
designate "Land of Lincoln", as prescribed in subsection (b) of
Section 3-412 of this Code. The Secretary shall, in his or her
discretion, approve and prescribe stickers or decals as
provided under Section 3-412.

Effective Date: 1/1/2020