(20 ILCS 862/34)
Exception from display of Off-Highway Vehicle Usage Stamps.
The operator of an off-highway vehicle shall not be required to display an Off-Highway Vehicle Usage Stamp if the off-highway vehicle is:
(1) owned and used by the United States, the State of
Illinois, another state, or a political subdivision thereof, but these off-highway vehicles shall prominently display the name of the owner on the off-highway vehicle;
(2) operated on lands where the operator, his or her
immediate family, or both are the sole owners of the land; this exception shall not apply to clubs, associations, or lands leased for hunting or recreational purposes;
(3) used only on local, national, or international
competition circuits in events for which written permission has been obtained by the sponsoring or sanctioning body from the governmental unit having jurisdiction over the location of any event held in this State;
(5) used on an off-highway vehicle grant assisted
site and the off-highway vehicle displays an Off-Highway Vehicle Access decal;
(6) used in conjunction with a bona fide commercial
business, including, but not limited to, agricultural and livestock production;
(7) a golf cart, regardless of whether the golf cart
is currently being used for golfing purposes;
(8) displaying a valid motor vehicle registration
issued by the Secretary of State or any other state;
(9) operated by an individual who either possesses an
Illinois Identification Card issued to the operator by the Secretary of State that lists a Class P2 (or P2O or any successor classification) or P2A disability or an original or photocopy of a valid motor vehicle disability placard issued to the operator by the Secretary of State, or is assisting a person with a disability who has a Class P2 (or P2O or any successor classification) or P2A disability while using the same off-highway vehicle as the individual with a disability; or
(10) used only at commercial riding parks.
For the purposes of this Section, "golf cart" means a machine specifically designed for the purposes of transporting one or more persons and their golf clubs.
For the purposes of this Section, "local, national, or international competition circuit" means any competition circuit sponsored or sanctioned by an international, national, or state organization, including, but not limited to, the American Motorcyclist Association, or sponsored, sanctioned, or both by an affiliate organization of an international, national, or state organization which sanctions competitions, including trials or practices leading up to or in connection with those competitions.
For the purposes of this Section, "commercial riding parks" mean commercial properties used for the recreational operation of off-highway vehicles by the paying members of the park or paying guests.
(Source: P.A. 98-820, eff. 8-1-14; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15; 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)