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90_HB1253enr 625 ILCS 5/7-211 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-604 Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to provide that a driver's license or registration suspended because of a failure to deposit security shall remain suspended until the person gives proof of financial responsibility. Effective January 1, 1998. LRB9002635NTsbB HB1253 Enrolled LRB9002635NTsbB 1 AN ACT to amend the Illinois Vehicle Code by changing 2 Section 7-211. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by 6 changing Section 7-211 as follows: 7 (625 ILCS 5/7-211) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-211) 8 Sec. 7-211. Duration of suspension. 9 (a) Unless a suspension is terminated under other 10 provisions of this Code, the driver's license or registration 11 and nonresident's operating privilege suspended as provided 12 in Section 7-205 shall remain suspended and shall not be 13 renewed nor shall any license or registration be issued to 14 the person until: 15 1. The person deposits or there shall be deposited and 16 filed on the person's behalf the security required under 17 Section 7-201; 18 2. Two years have elapsed following the date the 19 driver's license and registrations were suspended and 20 evidence satisfactory to the Secretary of State that during 21 the period no action for damages arising out of a motor 22 vehicle accident has been properly filed; 23 3. Receipt of proper notice that the person has filed 24 bankruptcy which would include all claims for personal injury 25 and property damage resulting from the accident; or 26 4. After the expiration of 5 years from the date of the 27 accident, the Secretary of State has not received 28 documentation that any action at law for damages arising out 29 of the motor vehicle accident has been filed against the 30 person. 31 An affidavit that no action at law for damages arising HB1253 Enrolled -2- LRB9002635NTsbB 1 out of the motor vehicle accident has been filed against the 2 applicant, or if filed that it is not still pending shall be 3 prima facie evidence of that fact. The Secretary of State may 4 take whatever steps are necessary to verify the statement set 5 forth in the applicant's affidavit. 6 (b) The driver's license or registration and 7 nonresident's operating privileges suspended as provided in 8 Section 7-205 shall also remain suspended and shall not be 9 renewed nor shall any license or registration be issued to 10 the person until the person gives proof of his or her 11 financial responsibility in the future as provided in Section 12 7-302. The proof is to be maintained by the person in a 13 manner satisfactory to the Secretary of State for a period of 14 3 years after the date the proof is first filed. 15 (Source: P.A. 86-549; 87-1114.) 16 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect on 17 January 1, 1998.
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