(625 ILCS 5/3-106)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-106)
Certificate of title - Issuance - Records.
(a) The Secretary of State shall file each application received and,
when satisfied as to its genuineness and regularity, and that no tax
imposed by the "Use Tax Act" or the vehicle use tax, as imposed by Section
3-1001 of "The Illinois Vehicle Code", or pursuant to the "Municipal Use
Tax Act" or pursuant to the "County Use Tax Act" is owed as evidenced by
the receipt for payment or determination of exemption from the Department
of Revenue provided for in Section 3-104 of this Act, and that the
applicant is entitled to the issuance of a certificate of title, shall
issue a certificate of title of the vehicle.
(b) The Secretary of State shall maintain a record of all
certificates of title issued by him under a distinctive title number
assigned to the vehicle; and, in the discretion of the Secretary of
State, in any other method determined.
(Source: P.A. 86-444.)