(625 ILCS 45/3A-21)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 313A-21)
Offenses relating to titling; felonies.
Violation of any of the
following provisions shall constitute a Class 2 felony:
(a) No person shall alter, forge or counterfeit any certificate of title
or a manufacturer's or importer's certificate to a watercraft.
(b) No person shall alter or falsify any assignment of a certificate of
title, or an assignment or cancellation of a security interest on a certificate
of title to a watercraft.
(c) No person shall hold or use a certificate of title to a watercraft
nor hold or use any assignment or cancellation of a security interest on
a certificate of title to a watercraft, knowing it to have been altered,
forged, counterfeited or falsified.
(d) No person shall use a false or fictitious name or address, or make
any material false statement, or conceal any material fact, in an application
for a certificate of title, or in a bill of sale or sworn statement of
(e) No person shall procure or attempt to procure a certificate of title
to a watercraft, or pass or attempt to pass a certificate of title or any
assignment thereof to a watercraft, knowing or having reason to believe
that such watercraft has been stolen.
(f) No person shall have possession of, buy, receive, sell or offer to
sell, or otherwise dispose of a watercraft on which the manufacturer's
or assigned serial number of the watercraft has been destroyed, removed,
covered, altered, or defaced, knowing of such destruction, removal, covering,
alteration or defacement of such manufacturer's or assigned serial number.
(g) No person shall destroy, remove, cover, alter or deface the
manufacturer's or assigned serial number on any watercraft.
(h) No person shall possess, buy, sell, exchange or give away, or offer
to buy, sell, exchange, or give away the certificate of title to any watercraft
which is a junk or salvage.
(Source: P.A. 88-524.)