(625 ILCS 45/3-5)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 313-5)
Transfer of identification number.
The purchaser of a watercraft
shall, within 15 days after acquiring same, make application to the Department
for transfer to him of the certificate of number issued to the watercraft
giving his name, address and the number of the boat. The purchaser shall apply
for a transfer-renewal for a fee as prescribed under Section 3-2 of this Act
for approximately 3 years. All transfers will bear September 30 expiration dates in
the calendar year of expiration. Upon receipt of the application and fee,
together with proof that any tax imposed under the Municipal Use Tax Act
or County Use Tax Act has been paid or that no such tax is owed, the Department
shall transfer the certificate of number issued to the watercraft to the new
Unless the application is made and fee paid, and proof of payment of
municipal use tax or county use tax or nonliability therefor is made,
within 30 days, the watercraft shall be deemed to be without certificate of
number and it shall be unlawful for any person to operate the watercraft until
the certificate is issued.
Non-powered watercraft are exempt from this Section.
(Source: P.A. 100-469, eff. 6-1-18