(625 ILCS 5/3-699)
National Wild Turkey Federation license 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 designated as National Wild Turkey Federation
license plates. The special plates issued under 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. The Secretary may allow the plates to be issued as vanity plates or
personalized plates under Section 3-405.1 of this Code. The Secretary shall
prescribe stickers or decals as provided under Section 3-412 of this Code.
(c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a $40 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate registration fee. Of this fee, $25 shall be deposited into the National Wild Turkey Federation 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 $27 fee, in addition to the
appropriate registration fee, shall be charged. Of this fee, $25 shall be
deposited into the
National Wild Turkey Federation Fund and $2 shall be deposited into the
Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund.
(d) The National Wild Turkey Federation Fund is created as a special fund in the State
treasury. All moneys in the
National Wild Turkey Federation Fund shall be paid, subject to
by the General Assembly
and distribution by the Secretary, as grants
to National Wild Turkey Federation, Inc., a tax exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to fund turkey habitat protection, enhancement, and restoration projects in the State of Illinois, to fund education and outreach for media, volunteers, members, and the general public regarding turkeys and turkey habitat conservation in the State of Illinois, and to cover the reasonable cost for National Wild Turkey Federation special plate advertising and administration of the conservation projects and education program.
(Source: P.A. 98-66, eff. 1-1-14; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)