(625 ILCS 45/3-14)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 313-14)
The Department may issue a historical watercraft identification
plaque for a boat that is (1) at least 25 years of age and (2) powered by
the boat's original type of power plant. Such a boat shall be known as
a "heritage watercraft".
B. An application for such a plaque shall be on a form prescribed by the
Department and shall be accompanied by a $25.00 fee. The heritage watercraft
identification plaque shall be designed by the Department and shall be non-expiring.
C. When prominently displayed on the boat, a heritage watercraft identification
plaque shall entitle the boat owner to apply to participate in parades,
shows, and special events. The heritage watercraft plaque does not in itself
qualify a boat for recreational use.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)