(625 ILCS 5/3-624) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-624)
    Sec. 3-624. Retired Military license plates.
    (a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in the form prescribed by the Secretary of State, may issue to retired members of the United States Armed Forces who reside in Illinois, special registration plates. The special plates issued pursuant to this Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division, motorcycles, or motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds and subject to the staggered registration system. The design and color of such plates shall be wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State. The Secretary may, in his or her discretion, allow the plates to be issued as vanity or personalized plates in accordance with Section 3-405.1 of this Code.
    (b) A charitable organization deemed eligible by the Secretary of State shall design decals to be affixed on plates issued under this Section. The decals shall designate the applicant's branch of service, theater of action, or both. The Secretary may prescribe rules governing the requirements and approval of charitable decals.
    (c) The charitable organization authorized to design decals under subsection (b) of this Section may establish a fee for the purchase of charitable decals and shall report by July 31 of each year to the Secretary of State Vehicle Services Department the sticker fee, the number of charitable decals sold, the total revenue received from the sale of charitable decals during the previous fiscal year, and any other information deemed necessary by the Secretary of State.
(Source: P.A. 97-940, eff. 1-1-13.)