Public Act 90-0729
SB1938 Enrolled LRB9011550WHsb
AN ACT concerning special license plates, amending named
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Section 5.480 as follows:
(30 ILCS 105/5.480 new)
Sec. 5.480. The Police Memorial Committee Fund.
Section 10. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
adding Section 3-643 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/3-643 new)
Sec. 3-643. Police Memorial Committee license plates.
(a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made
in the form prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special
registration plates designated as Police Memorial Committee
license plates. The special plates issued under this Section
shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first
division and 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 this Code.
(b) The design and color of the plates is wholly within
the discretion of the Secretary. The Secretary may allow the
plates to be issued as vanity plates or personalized under
Section 3-405.1 of the Code. The Secretary shall prescribe
stickers or decals as provided under Section 3-412 of this
(c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged
a $25 fee for original issuance in addition to the
appropriate registration fee. Of this fee, $10 shall be
deposited into the Police Memorial Committee Fund and $15
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 $25 fee, in
addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be
charged. Of this fee, $23 shall be deposited into the Police
Memorial Committee Fund and $2 shall be deposited into the
Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund.
(d) The Police Memorial Committee Fund is created as a
special fund in the State treasury. All money in the Police
Memorial Committee Fund shall be paid, subject to
appropriation by the General Assembly and approval by the
Secretary, as grants to the Police Memorial Committee for
maintaining a memorial statue, holding an annual memorial
commemoration, and giving scholarships to children of police
officers killed in the line of duty.