(625 ILCS 5/3-667)
Korean Service license plates.
(a) In addition to any other special license plate, the Secretary, upon
receipt of all applicable fees and applications made in the form prescribed by
the Secretary of State, may issue special registration plates designated as
Korean Service license plates to
residents of Illinois who, on or after July 27, 1954, participated in the United States Armed Forces in Korea. The special plate issued under this Section shall be affixed
only to passenger vehicles of the first division, motorcycles,
motor vehicles of the second
division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds, and recreational vehicles as
defined by Section 1-169 of this Code. Plates issued under this Section shall
expire according to the staggered multi-year procedure established by Section
3-414.1 of this Code.
(b) The design, color, and format of the 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. The plates are not required
to designate "Land of
Lincoln", as prescribed in subsection (b) of Section
3-412 of this Code. The Secretary shall prescribe the eligibility requirements
and, in his or her discretion, shall approve and prescribe stickers or decals
as provided under Section 3-412.
(c) An applicant shall be charged a $2 fee for original issuance
in addition to the applicable registration fee. This additional fee shall be deposited into the Korean War Memorial Construction Fund a special fund in the State treasury.
(d) An individual who has been issued Korean Service license plates
for a vehicle
and who has been approved for benefits under the Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities Property Tax Relief Act shall pay
the original issuance and the regular annual fee for the registration of the
vehicle as provided in Section 3-806.3 of this Code in addition to the fees
specified in subsection (c) of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)