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Public Act 102-0659


 

Public Act 0659 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 102-0659
 
SB2662 EnrolledLRB102 15556 RJF 20919 b

    AN ACT concerning government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Identification Card Act is amended
by changing Section 8 as follows:
 
    (15 ILCS 335/8)  (from Ch. 124, par. 28)
    Sec. 8. Expiration.
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this Section:
        (1) Every identification card issued hereunder, except
    to persons who have reached their 15th birthday, but are
    not yet 21 years of age, persons who are 65 years of age or
    older, and persons who are issued an Illinois Person with
    a Disability Identification Card, shall expire 5 years
    from the ensuing birthday of the applicant and a renewal
    shall expire 5 years thereafter.
        (2) Every original or renewal identification card
    issued to a person who has reached his or her 15th
    birthday, but is not yet 21 years of age shall expire 3
    months after the person's 21st birthday.
    (b) Except as provided elsewhere in this Section, every
original, renewal, or duplicate: (i) non-REAL ID
identification card issued to a person who has reached his or
her 65th birthday shall be permanent and need not be renewed;
(ii) REAL ID compliant identification card issued on or after
July 1, 2017, to a person who has reached his or her 65th
birthday shall expire 8 years thereafter; (iii) non-REAL ID
Illinois Person with a Disability Identification Card issued
to a qualifying person shall expire 10 years thereafter; and
(iv) REAL ID compliant Illinois Person with a Disability
Identification Card issued on or after July 1, 2017, shall
expire 8 years thereafter. The Secretary of State shall
promulgate rules setting forth the conditions and criteria for
the renewal of all Illinois Person with a Disability
Identification Cards.
    (c) Every identification card or Illinois Person with a
Disability Identification Card issued under this Act to an
applicant who is not a United States citizen or permanent
resident, other than a conditional permanent resident, or an
individual who has an approved application for asylum in the
United States or has entered the United States in refugee
status, shall expire on whichever is the earlier date of the
following:
        (1) as provided under subsection (a) or (b) of this
    Section;
        (2) on the date the applicant's authorized stay in the
    United States terminates; or
        (3) if the applicant's authorized stay is indefinite
    and the applicant is applying for a Limited Term REAL ID
    compliant identification card, one year from the date of
    issuance of the card.
    (d) Every REAL ID compliant identification card or REAL ID
compliant Person with a Disability Identification Card issued
under this Act to an applicant who is not a United States
citizen or permanent resident, other than a conditional
permanent resident, or an individual who has an approved
application for asylum in the United States or has entered the
United States in refugee status, shall be marked "Limited
Term".
(Source: P.A. 100-248, eff. 8-22-17; 100-827, eff. 8-13-18;
101-185, eff. 1-1-20.)
 
    Section 10. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
changing Section 6-115 as follows:
 
    (625 ILCS 5/6-115)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-115)
    Sec. 6-115. Expiration of driver's license.
    (a) Except as provided elsewhere in this Section, every
driver's license issued under the provisions of this Code
shall expire 4 years from the date of its issuance, or at such
later date, as the Secretary of State may by proper rule and
regulation designate, not to exceed 12 calendar months; in the
event that an applicant for renewal of a driver's license
fails to apply prior to the expiration date of the previous
driver's license, the renewal driver's license shall expire 4
years from the expiration date of the previous driver's
license, or at such later date as the Secretary of State may by
proper rule and regulation designate, not to exceed 12
calendar months.
    The Secretary of State may, however, issue to a person not
previously licensed as a driver in Illinois a driver's license
which will expire not less than 4 years nor more than 5 years
from date of issuance, except as provided elsewhere in this
Section.
    (a-5) Every driver's license issued under this Code to an
applicant who is not a United States citizen or permanent
resident, other than a conditional permanent resident, or an
individual who has an approved application for asylum in the
United States or has entered the United States in refugee
status, shall expire on whichever is the earlier date of the
following:
        (1) as provided under subsection (a), (f), (g), or (i)
    of this Section;
        (2) on the date the applicant's authorized stay in the
    United States terminates; or
        (3) if the applicant's authorized stay is indefinite
    and the applicant is applying for a Limited Term REAL ID
    compliant driver's license, one year from the date of
    issuance of the license.
    (a-10) Every REAL ID compliant driver's license issued
under this Code to an applicant who is not a United States
citizen or permanent resident, other than a conditional
permanent resident, or an individual who has an approved
application for asylum in the United States or has entered the
United States in refugee status, shall be marked "Limited
Term".
    (b) Before the expiration of a driver's license, except
those licenses expiring on the individual's 21st birthday, or
3 months after the individual's 21st birthday, the holder
thereof may apply for a renewal thereof, subject to all the
provisions of Section 6-103, and the Secretary of State may
require an examination of the applicant. A licensee whose
driver's license expires on his 21st birthday, or 3 months
after his 21st birthday, may not apply for a renewal of his
driving privileges until he reaches the age of 21.
    (c) The Secretary of State shall, 30 days prior to the
expiration of a driver's license, forward to each person whose
license is to expire a notification of the expiration of said
license which may be presented at the time of renewal of said
license.
    There may be included with such notification information
explaining the anatomical gift and Emergency Medical
Information Card provisions of Section 6-110. The format and
text of such information shall be prescribed by the Secretary.
    There shall be included with such notification, for a
period of 4 years beginning January 1, 2000 information
regarding the Illinois Adoption Registry and Medical
Information Exchange established in Section 18.1 of the
Adoption Act.
    (d) The Secretary may defer the expiration of the driver's
license of a licensee, spouse, and dependent children who are
living with such licensee while on active duty, serving in the
Armed Forces of the United States outside of the State of
Illinois, and 120 days thereafter, upon such terms and
conditions as the Secretary may prescribe.
    (d-5) The Secretary may defer the expiration of the
driver's license of a licensee, or of a spouse or dependent
children living with the licensee, serving as a civilian
employee of the United States Armed Forces or the United
States Department of Defense, outside of the State of
Illinois, and 120 days thereafter, upon such terms and
conditions as the Secretary may prescribe.
    (e) The Secretary of State may decline to process a
renewal of a driver's license of any person who has not paid
any fee or tax due under this Code and is not paid upon
reasonable notice and demand.
    (f) The Secretary shall provide that each original or
renewal driver's license issued to a licensee under 21 years
of age shall expire 3 months after the licensee's 21st
birthday. Persons whose current driver's licenses expire on
their 21st birthday on or after January 1, 1986 shall not renew
their driver's license before their 21st birthday, and their
current driver's license will be extended for an additional
term of 3 months beyond their 21st birthday. Thereafter, the
expiration and term of the driver's license shall be governed
by subsection (a) hereof.
    (g) The Secretary shall provide that each original or
renewal driver's license issued to a licensee 81 years of age
through age 86 shall expire 2 years from the date of issuance,
or at such later date as the Secretary may by rule and
regulation designate, not to exceed an additional 12 calendar
months. The Secretary shall also provide that each original or
renewal driver's license issued to a licensee 87 years of age
or older shall expire 12 months from the date of issuance, or
at such later date as the Secretary may by rule and regulation
designate, not to exceed an additional 12 calendar months.
    (h) The Secretary of State shall provide that each special
restricted driver's license issued under subsection (g) of
Section 6-113 of this Code shall expire 12 months from the date
of issuance. The Secretary shall adopt rules defining renewal
requirements.
    (i) The Secretary of State shall provide that each
driver's license issued to a person convicted of a sex offense
as defined in Section 2 of the Sex Offender Registration Act
shall expire 12 months from the date of issuance or at such
date as the Secretary may by rule designate, not to exceed an
additional 12 calendar months. The Secretary may adopt rules
defining renewal requirements.
(Source: P.A. 100-248, eff. 8-22-17; 100-863, eff. 8-14-18;
101-185, eff. 1-1-20.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2022