(625 ILCS 5/3-407.5)
Temporary permit for charitable not-for-profit organization.
(a) Any charitable not-for-profit organization that is exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and engaged in the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles may make application to the Secretary for a temporary permit to operate a motor vehicle that was donated to the not-for-profit organization for the purpose of donating the motor vehicle to a low-income individual.
(b) A permit issued under this Section shall be valid for a period of 90 days. No more than 2 permits may be issued under this Section for any one vehicle. A vehicle may be operated with the temporary permit only for purposes of delivering the vehicle to a not-for-profit organization, moving the vehicle for maintenance or repairs, or delivering the vehicle to a low-income individual.
(c) An applicant for the temporary permit shall provide the Secretary proof of the not-for-profit status of the organization, along with a document signed by the donor and the not-for-profit organization expressly stating that the vehicle is being donated to the not-for-profit organization by the donor, and the not-for-profit organization assumes all liability for the operation of the vehicle upon accepting the donation. This form must identify the vehicle by make, model, year, and vehicle identification number. An applicant for the temporary permit shall also provide the Secretary with proof of liability insurance covering the vehicle in at least the minimum amounts set forth in Article VI of Chapter 7. The donated motor vehicle shall meet the requirements for registration under Chapter 3 of this Code to qualify for a temporary permit under this Section. A copy of the permit shall be kept inside the motor vehicle at all times.
(d) The Secretary may adopt any rules necessary to implement this Section.
(Source: P.A. 101-51, eff. 7-12-19.)