(625 ILCS 5/3-641)
Deceased police officer or firefighter plates.
(a) The Secretary,
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
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
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