Public Act 90-0530
HB0221 Enrolled LRB9001305NTsb
AN ACT to amend the Illinois Vehicle Code by adding
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 3-639 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/3-639 new)
Sec. 3-639. Deceased police officer or firefighter
(a) The Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees
and applications made in the form prescribed by the
Secretary, may issue special registration plates to the
surviving spouse or, if no spouse exists, the parents of a
police officer or firefighter who has died in the line of
duty in this State. The special plates issued pursuant to
this Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of
the first division or motor vehicles of the second division
weighing not more than 8,000 pounds.
Plates issued under this Section shall expire according
to the multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1 of
(b) The design and color of the special plates shall be
wholly within the discretion of the Secretary. Appropriate
documentation, as determined by the Secretary, shall
accompany each application.
(c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged
a $15 fee for original issuance in addition to the
appropriate registration fee. This additional fee shall be
deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate
Fund, to be used by the Secretary to help defray the
administrative processing costs.
For each registration renewal period, a $2 fee, in
addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be
charged. This additional fee shall be deposited into the
Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund.
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect
January 1, 1998.