(625 ILCS 5/3-641)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 101-358)
    Sec. 3-641. Deceased police officer or firefighter plates.
    (a) The Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and applications made in the form prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special registration plates to the surviving spouse and parents of a police officer or firefighter who has died in the line of duty in this State. The special plates issued pursuant to this Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division or motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds.
    Plates issued under this Section shall expire according to the multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1 of this Code.
    (b) The design and color of the special plates shall be wholly within the discretion of the Secretary. Appropriate documentation, as determined by the Secretary, shall accompany each application.
    (c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a $15 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate registration fee. This additional fee shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund, to be used by the Secretary to help defray the administrative processing costs.
    For each registration renewal period, a $2 fee, in addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged. This additional fee shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund.
(Source: P.A. 97-947, eff. 1-1-13.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 101-358)
    Sec. 3-641. Deceased police officer or firefighter plates.
    (a) The Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and applications made in the form prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special registration plates to the surviving spouse, children, stepchildren, and parents of a police officer or firefighter who has died in the line of duty in this State. The special plates issued pursuant to this Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division or motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds.
    Plates issued under this Section shall expire according to the multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1 of this Code.
    (b) The design and color of the special plates shall be wholly within the discretion of the Secretary. Appropriate documentation, as determined by the Secretary, shall accompany each application.
    (c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a $15 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate registration fee. This additional fee shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund, to be used by the Secretary to help defray the administrative processing costs.
    For each registration renewal period, a $2 fee, in addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged. This additional fee shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund.
(Source: P.A. 101-358, eff. 1-1-20.)