(625 ILCS 5/3-659)
Pan Hellenic license plates.
(a) The Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and applications made
form prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special registration plates
Pan Hellenic license plates. The special plates issued under this Section shall
affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division or motor vehicles of
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
of the Secretary, except that an emblem of a Pan Hellenic eligible member shall
be on the
plate. Appropriate documentation, as determined by the Secretary, shall
application. 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.
are not required to designate "Land of Lincoln" as prescribed in subsection
of Section 3-412 of this Code. The Secretary, in his or her discretion, may
governing the requirements and approval of the special plates.
(c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a $40 fee for
issuance in addition to the appropriate registration fee. Of this fee, $25
shall be deposited
into the Illinois Pan Hellenic Trust Fund and $15 shall be deposited into the
State Special License Plate Fund, to be used by the Secretary to help defray
administrative processing costs. For each registration renewal period, a $27
addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged. Of this fee,
$25 shall be
deposited into the Illinois Pan Hellenic Trust Fund and $2 shall be deposited
Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund.
(d) The Illinois Pan Hellenic Trust Fund is created as a special fund in the
Treasury. The State Treasurer shall create separate accounts within the
Hellenic Trust Fund for each eligible member for which Pan Hellenic license
been issued. Moneys in the Illinois Pan Hellenic Trust Fund shall be allocated
account in proportion to the number of plates sold in regard to each fraternity
All moneys in the Illinois Pan Hellenic Trust Fund shall be distributed,
appropriation by the General Assembly and distribution by the Secretary, as grants
Illinois Alpha Kappa Alpha Charitable Foundation, Illinois Delta Sigma Theta
Foundation, Illinois Zeta Phi Beta Charitable Foundation, Illinois Sigma Gamma
Charitable Foundation, Illinois Alpha Phi Alpha Charitable Foundation, Illinois
Psi Phi Charitable Foundation, Illinois Kappa Alpha Psi Charitable Foundation,
Phi Beta Sigma Charitable Foundation, or
Illinois Iota Phi Theta Charitable Foundation for charitable
purposes sponsored by the African-American fraternity or sorority.
(Source: P.A. 97-409, eff. 1-1-12.)