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VEHICLES
(625 ILCS 5/) Illinois Vehicle Code.

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 3 Art. III

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 3 Art. III heading)
ARTICLE III. CERTIFICATE OF TITLE-REBUILT VEHICLES

625 ILCS 5/3-301

    (625 ILCS 5/3-301) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-301)
    Sec. 3-301. New certificate of title for rebuilt vehicle.
    (a) For vehicles 8 model years of age or newer, the Secretary of State shall issue a new certificate of title to any rebuilt vehicle or any vehicle which previously had been titled as salvage in this State or any other jurisdiction upon the successful inspection of the vehicle in accordance with Section 3-308 of this Article.
    (b) Vehicles more than 8 model years old shall not be required to complete a successful inspection required under Section 3-308 of this Code before being issued a new certificate of title as provided under this Section.
    (c) Vehicles designated as flood vehicles that have sustained damage greater than 33 1/3% of their fair market value with that damage shall be required to complete a successful inspection required under Section 3-308 of this Code before being issued a new certificate of title provided under paragraph (5), subsection (b) of Section 3-117.1.
(Source: P.A. 88-685, eff. 1-24-95; 89-669, eff. 1-1-97.)

625 ILCS 5/3-302

    (625 ILCS 5/3-302) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-302)
    Sec. 3-302. Application for title; contents. Every application for a certificate of title for a rebuilt vehicle shall be made upon a form prescribed by the Secretary of State, and shall include the following:
        1. The name, residence and mailing address of the
    
owner;
        2. A description of the vehicle including, so far as
    
the following data exists: its make, year-model, identifying number, type of body, whether new or used, and as to vehicles of the second division, whether for-hire, not-for-hire, or both for-hire and not-for-hire;
        3. The date of purchase by applicant, the name and
    
address of the person from whom the vehicle was acquired and the names and addresses of any lienholders in the order of their priority;
        4. The current odometer reading at the time of
    
transfer and that the stated odometer reading is one of the following: actual mileage, not the actual mileage or mileage is in excess of its mechanical limits; and
        5. Any further information the Secretary of State
    
reasonably requires to identify the vehicle and to enable him to determine whether the owner is entitled to a certificate of title and the existence or nonexistence of security interests in the vehicle.
(Source: P.A. 92-651, eff. 7-11-02.)

625 ILCS 5/3-303

    (625 ILCS 5/3-303) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-303)
    Sec. 3-303. Application for title - attachments. Every application for a certificate of title for a rebuilt vehicle shall be accompanied by the following:
        1. The salvage certificate or out-of-state title
    
certificate previously issued for the rebuilt vehicle;
        2. Bills of sale and other documents evidencing the
    
acquisition of all essential parts used to rebuild the vehicle;
        3. Photographs of the rebuilt vehicle if required by
    
rule of the Secretary of State;
        4. A Certificate of Safety furnished by the
    
Department of Transportation as set forth in Section 13-109;
        5. A listing of all replaced essential parts of the
    
rebuilt vehicle, and the identification number of the vehicle or vehicles from which the essential parts originated; and
        6. Where the party has contracted for the rebuilding
    
of the vehicle pursuant to Section 3-304, a copy of the contract and the form executed by the rebuilder.
(Source: P.A. 96-330, eff. 1-1-10.)

625 ILCS 5/3-304

    (625 ILCS 5/3-304) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-304)
    Sec. 3-304. Application for title - affirmation.
    (a) The applicant applying for a certificate of title for a rebuilt vehicle shall sign a written affirmation which states the following:
        1. The applicant
            (A) is a licensed rebuilder and personally
        
rebuilt the vehicle;
            (B) is a licensed builder and personally
        
supervised its rebuilding; or
            (C) contracted for rebuilding with a licensed
        
rebuilder;
        2. The applicant personally inspected the completed
    
vehicle, and it complies with all safety requirements set forth in this Code and any regulations promulgated thereunder by the Secretary of State;
        3. The identification numbers of the rebuilt vehicle
    
and its parts have not, to the knowledge of the applicant, been removed, destroyed, falsified, altered or defaced;
        4. The salvage certificate or out-of-state title
    
certificate attached to the application has not, to the knowledge of the applicant, been forged, falsified, altered or counterfeited; and
        5. All information contained on the application and
    
its attachments is true and correct to the knowledge of the applicant.
    (b) If the applicant states that he or she has contracted for rebuilding with a licensed rebuilder, the applicant shall submit a statement from the rebuilder, in the form designated by the Secretary, stating that all of the supporting documentation and the contents of the application are, to the best of the rebuilder's knowledge and belief, complete, true, and correct.
(Source: P.A. 96-330, eff. 1-1-10.)

625 ILCS 5/3-305

    (625 ILCS 5/3-305) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-305)
    Sec. 3-305. Inspection fee. The fee for the inspection of a rebuilt vehicle shall be $94. All such fees received by the Secretary of State shall be disbursed under subsection (g) of Section 2-119 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 99-127, eff. 1-1-16.)

625 ILCS 5/3-306

    (625 ILCS 5/3-306) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-306)
    Sec. 3-306. Retention of documents. The original documents required to be submitted to the Secretary of State pursuant to Sections 3-301 through 3-305 shall be retained by the Secretary of State for a period determined by Secretary of State by rule or regulation.
(Source: P.A. 83-1528.)

625 ILCS 5/3-307

    (625 ILCS 5/3-307) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-307)
    Sec. 3-307. Short term permit. The Secretary of State shall issue at no charge a short term permit for any vehicle for which an application for a certificate of title has been made under this Article and which must be driven on the roads and highways of this State to a place of inspection.
(Source: P.A. 84-1302; 84-1304.)

625 ILCS 5/3-308

    (625 ILCS 5/3-308) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-308)
    Sec. 3-308. Inspection of rebuilt vehicles.
    (a) The Secretary of State shall inspect any vehicle 8 model years of age or newer for which an application for a certificate of title for a rebuilt vehicle will be submitted, or any foreign vehicle which is or may have been salvage as defined under the provisions of this Code.
    (b) The inspection of the vehicle shall include an examination of the vehicle and its parts and of the application and proof of notification, if applicable, to determine that:
        (1) the identification numbers of the vehicle or its
    
parts have not been removed, falsified, altered, defaced, destroyed, or tampered with;
        (2) all information contained in the application for
    
a certificate of title is true and correct; and
        (3) there are no indications that the vehicle or any
    
of its parts have been stolen.
    (c) The Secretary of State shall, by rule or regulation, carry out and implement the provisions contained in this Section.
    (d) All fees received by the Secretary of State from the inspection of vehicles under this Section shall be applied towards the maintenance of the vehicle inspection program and the personnel costs required for the operation of such program.
(Source: P.A. 89-433, eff. 12-15-95.)