(625 ILCS 5/6-513)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-513)
Commercial Driver's License or CDL.
The content of the CDL
shall include, but is not limited to the following:
(a) A CDL shall be distinctly marked "Commercial
Driver's License" or "CDL". It must include, but is not limited to, the following information:
(1) the full legal name and the Illinois
domiciliary address (unless it is a non-domiciled CDL) of the person to whom the CDL is issued;
(2) a color photograph of the person;
(3) a physical description of the person
including gender, height, weight, color of eyes, and hair color;
(4) date of birth;
(5) a CDL or file number assigned by the
(6) the person's signature;
(7) the class or type of commercial vehicle or
vehicles which the person is authorized to drive together with any endorsements or restrictions;
(8) the name of the issuing state;
(9) the issuance and expiration dates of the CDL;
(10) the restriction code "V" if the driver has
been issued a medical variance.
(a-5) If the CDL is a non-domiciled CDL it must
contain the prominent statement that the license is a "Non-domiciled Commercial Driver's License" or "Non-domiciled CDL".
(b) Applicant Record Check. Prior to issuing,
renewing, upgrading, or transferring a CDL, the Secretary of State shall obtain, review, and maintain upon issuance, renewal, upgrade, or transfer the driver applicant's driving record as required by 49 C.F.R. Part 383 and Part 384 and the United States Secretary of Transportation.
(c) Notification of Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
Issuance and Self-Certification. Within 10 days after issuing a CDL, the Secretary of State must notify the Commercial Driver License Information System of that fact, and provide all information required to ensure identification of the person. The Secretary shall also post the driver's self-certification for the type of driving operations to the CDLIS driver record.
(c-5) Change in driver identification information.
Within 10 days of any change of driver identification information on any CDL holder, the Secretary of State must notify the Commercial Driver License Information System of the change.
(d) Renewal. Every person applying for a renewal of a
CDL must complete the appropriate application form required by this Code and any other test deemed necessary by the Secretary.
(Source: P.A. 97-208, eff. 1-1-12; 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)