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(625 ILCS 5/3-806.6)
Victims of domestic violence.
Secretary shall issue new and different license plates immediately
upon request to the registered owner of a vehicle who appears in
person and submits a completed application, if all of the following
(1) proof of ownership of the vehicle that is
acceptable to the Secretary;
(2) a driver's license or identification card
containing a picture of the licensee or cardholder issued to the registered owner by the Secretary under Section 6-110 or 6-107 of this Code or Section 4 of the Illinois Identification Card Act. The Office of the Secretary shall conduct a search of its records to verify the authenticity of any document submitted under this paragraph (2);
(3) the previously issued license plates from the
(4) payment of the required fee for the issuance of
duplicate license plates under Section 3-417; and
(5) one of the following:
(A) a copy of a police report, court
documentation, or other law enforcement documentation identifying the registered owner of the vehicle as the victim of an incident of abuse, as defined in Section 103 of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986, or the subject of stalking, as defined in Section 12-7.3 of the Criminal Code of 2012;
(B) a written acknowledgment, dated within 30
days of submission, on the letterhead of a domestic violence agency, that the registered owner is actively seeking assistance or has sought assistance from that agency within the past year; or
(C) an order of protection issued under Section
214 of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 that names the registered owner as a protected party.
(b) This Section does not apply to license plates issued under Section 3-664
or to special license plates issued under Article VI of this Chapter.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)