(625 ILCS 5/3-610.1)
    Sec. 3-610.1. Retired members of the Illinois congressional delegation. Upon receipt of a request from a retired member of the Illinois congressional delegation, accompanied by the appropriate application and fee, the Secretary of State shall issue to the retired member special registration plates bearing appropriate wording or abbreviations indicating that the holder is a retired member of the Illinois congressional delegation. The plates may be issued for a 2 year period beginning January 1st of each odd-numbered year and ending December 31st of the subsequent even-numbered year.
    An applicant shall be charged a $15 fee for original issuance in addition to the applicable registration fee. This additional fee shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund. For each registration renewal period, a $2 fee, in addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged and shall be deposited into the Retired Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation Fund.
    "Retired member of the Illinois congressional delegation" means any individual who has served as a member of the U.S. Senate or U.S. House of Representatives representing the State of Illinois. The term does not include an individual who is serving in the U.S. Senate or U.S. House of Representatives.
(Source: P.A. 88-685, eff. 1-24-95; 89-282, eff. 8-10-95.)