(625 ILCS 5/3-682)
Illinois Police Association license plates.
(a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in the form prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special registration plates designated as Illinois Police Association license plates. The special plates issued under this Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division and 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 plates is wholly within the discretion of the Secretary. The Secretary may allow the plates to be issued as vanity plates or personalized under Section 3-405.1 of the Code. The Secretary shall prescribe stickers or decals as provided under Section 3-412 of this Code. 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.
(c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a $25 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate registration fee. Of this fee, $10 shall be deposited into the Illinois Police Association Fund and $15 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 $25 fee, in addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged. Of this fee, $23 shall be deposited into the Illinois Police Association Fund and $2 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund.
(d) The Illinois Police Association Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. All money in the Illinois Police Association Fund shall be used, subject to appropriation, for providing death benefits for the families of police officers killed in the line of duty, and for providing scholarships, for graduate study, undergraduate study, or both, to children and spouses of police officers killed in the line of duty.
(Source: P.A. 95-795, eff. 1-1-09; 96-328, eff. 8-11-09.)