(625 ILCS 5/3-407) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-407)
    Sec. 3-407. Temporary permit or registration pending registration.
    (a) Temporary Permit. The Secretary of State in his discretion may grant a temporary permit or placard to operate a vehicle for which application for registration and certificate of title has been made where such application is accompanied by the proper fee, pending action upon said application by the Secretary of State. In lieu of payment of the proper fee, the Secretary of State may accept a bond therefor or a certificate of deposit, in the proper amount, and in the same form and subject to the same requirements as the payment of such fees or taxes on an installment basis, except that the fees or taxes due shall be payable and paid to the Secretary of State. The design, color and format of the temporary permit or placard shall be wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State.
    (b) Temporary Registration. The Secretary of State in his discretion may issue registration plates to an owner for which application and certificate of title has been made where such application is accompanied by the proper fee and tax, pending completion of the said application by the applicant and the Secretary, subject however to rules and regulations promulgated by the Secretary.
    (c) Revocation. A temporary permit or registration is subject to revocation to the same extent as any other registration.
(Source: P.A. 88-298.)