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90_HB2723 30 ILCS 105/5.480 new 30 ILCS 105/8.3 from Ch. 127, par. 144.3 625 ILCS 5/2-119 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-119 625 ILCS 5/3-401 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-401 625 ILCS 5/3-412 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-412 625 ILCS 5/3-413 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-413 Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code and the State Finance Act. Provides that, for certain vehicle registration and renewal fees, 75 cents of the fee shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Registration Plate Replacement Fund, a new special fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used to replace license plates. Provides that Road Fund moneys may be used for the cost of replacing license plates. Sets a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 for operating a vehicle with an expired registration. Makes other changes. Effective immediately. LRB9009517WHmg LRB9009517WHmg 1 AN ACT concerning vehicles, amending named Acts. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding 5 Section 5.480 and changing Section 8.3 as follows: 6 (30 ILCS 105/5.480 new) 7 Sec. 5.480. The Secretary of State Registration Plate 8 Replacement Fund. 9 (30 ILCS 105/8.3) (from Ch. 127, par. 144.3) 10 Sec. 8.3. Money in the road fund shall, if and when the 11 State of Illinois incurs any bonded indebtedness for the 12 construction of permanent highways, be set aside and used for 13 the purpose of paying and discharging annually the principal 14 and interest on that bonded indebtedness then due and 15 payable, and for no other purpose. The surplus, if any, in 16 the road fund after the payment of principal and interest on 17 that bonded indebtedness then annually due shall be used as 18 follows: 19 first--to pay the cost of administration of Chapters 20 2 through 10 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, except the 21 cost of administration of Articles I and II of Chapter 3 22 of that Code; and 23 secondly--for expenses of the Department of 24 Transportation for construction, reconstruction, 25 improvement, repair, maintenance, operation, and 26 administration of highways in accordance with the 27 provisions of laws relating thereto, or for any purpose 28 related or incident to and connected therewith, including 29 the separation of grades of those highways with railroads 30 and with highways and including the payment of awards -2- LRB9009517WHmg 1 made by the Industrial Commission under the terms of the 2 Workers' Compensation Act or Workers' Occupational 3 Diseases Act for injury or death of an employee of the 4 Division of Highways in the Department of Transportation; 5 or for the acquisition of land and the erection of 6 buildings for highway purposes, including the acquisition 7 of highway right-of-way or for investigations to 8 determine the reasonably anticipated future highway 9 needs; or for making of surveys, plans, specifications 10 and estimates for and in the construction and maintenance 11 of flight strips and of highways necessary to provide 12 access to military and naval reservations, to defense 13 industries and defense-industry sites, and to the sources 14 of raw materials and for replacing existing highways and 15 highway connections shut off from general public use at 16 military and naval reservations and defense-industry 17 sites, or for the purchase of right-of-way, except that 18 the State shall be reimbursed in full for any expense 19 incurred in building the flight strips; or for the 20 operating and maintaining of highway garages; or for 21 patrolling and policing the public highways and 22 conserving the peace; or for any of those purposes or any 23 other purpose that may be provided by law. 24 Appropriations for any of those purposes are payable from 25 the road fund. Appropriations may also be made from the road 26 fund for the administrative expenses of any State agency that 27 are related to motor vehicles or arise from the use of motor 28 vehicles. 29 Beginning with fiscal year 1980 and thereafter, no road 30 fund monies shall be appropriated to the following 31 Departments or agencies of State government for 32 administration, grants, or operations; but this limitation is 33 not a restriction upon appropriating for those purposes any 34 road fund monies that are eligible for federal reimbursement; -3- LRB9009517WHmg 1 1. Department of Public Health; 2 2. Department of Transportation, only with respect 3 to subsidies for one-half fare Student Transportation and 4 Reduced Fare for Elderly; 5 3. Department of Central Management Services, 6 except for expenditures incurred for group insurance 7 premiums of appropriate personnel; 8 4. Judicial Systems and Agencies. 9 Beginning with fiscal year 1981 and thereafter, no road 10 fund monies shall be appropriated to the following 11 Departments or agencies of State government for 12 administration, grants, or operations; but this limitation is 13 not a restriction upon appropriating for those purposes any 14 road fund monies that are eligible for federal reimbursement: 15 1. Department of State Police, except for 16 expenditures with respect to the Division of State 17 Troopers; 18 2. Department of Transportation, only with respect 19 to Intercity Rail Subsidies and Rail Freight Services. 20 Beginning with fiscal year 1982 and thereafter, no road 21 fund monies shall be appropriated to the following 22 Departments or agencies of State government for 23 administration, grants, or operations; but this limitation is 24 not a restriction upon appropriating for those purposes any 25 road fund monies that are eligible for federal reimbursement: 26 Department of Central Management Services, except for awards 27 made by the Industrial Commission under the terms of the 28 Workers' Compensation Act or Workers' Occupational Diseases 29 Act for injury or death of an employee of the Division of 30 Highways in the Department of Transportation. 31 Beginning with fiscal year 1984 and thereafter, no road 32 fund monies shall be appropriated to the following 33 Departments or agencies of State government for 34 administration, grants, or operations; but this limitation is -4- LRB9009517WHmg 1 not a restriction upon appropriating for those purposes any 2 road fund monies that are eligible for federal reimbursement: 3 1. Department of State Police, except not more than 4 40% of the funds appropriated for the Division of State 5 Troopers; 6 2. State Officers. 7 Beginning with fiscal year 1984 and thereafter, no road 8 fund monies shall be appropriated to any Department or agency 9 of State government for administration, grants, or operations 10 except as provided hereafter; but this limitation is not a 11 restriction upon appropriating for those purposes any road 12 fund monies that are eligible for federal reimbursement. It 13 shall not be lawful to circumvent the above appropriation 14 limitations by governmental reorganization or other methods. 15 Appropriations shall be made from the road fund only in 16 accordance with the provisions of this Section. 17 Money in the road fund shall, if and when the State of 18 Illinois incurs any bonded indebtedness for the construction 19 of permanent highways, be set aside and used for the purpose 20 of paying and discharging during each fiscal year the 21 principal and interest on that bonded indebtedness as it 22 becomes due and payable as provided in the Transportation 23 Bond Act, and for no other purpose. The surplus, if any, in 24 the road fund after the payment of principal and interest on 25 that bonded indebtedness then annually due shall be used as 26 follows: 27 first--to pay the cost of administration of Chapters 28 2 through 10 of the Illinois Vehicle Code; and 29 secondly--no road fund monies derived from fees, 30 excises, or license taxes relating to registration, 31 operation and use of vehicles on public highways or to 32 fuels used for the propulsion of those vehicles, shall be 33 appropriated or expended other than for costs of 34 administering the laws imposing those fees, excises, and -5- LRB9009517WHmg 1 license taxes, statutory refunds and adjustments allowed 2 thereunder, administrative costs of the Department of 3 Transportation, payment of debts and liabilities incurred 4 in construction and reconstruction of public highways and 5 bridges, acquisition of rights-of-way for and the cost of 6 construction, reconstruction, maintenance, repair, and 7 operation of public highways and bridges under the 8 direction and supervision of the State, political 9 subdivision, or municipality collecting those monies, and 10 the costs for patrolling and policing the public highways 11 (by State, political subdivision, or municipality 12 collecting that money) for enforcement of traffic laws. 13 The separation of grades of such highways with railroads 14 and costs associated with protection of at-grade highway 15 and railroad crossing shall also be permissible. 16 Appropriations for any of such purposes are payable from 17 the road fund or the Grade Crossing Protection Fund as 18 provided in Section 8 of the Motor Fuel Tax Law. 19 Beginning with fiscal year 1991 and thereafter, no Road 20 Fund monies shall be appropriated to the Department of State 21 Police for the purposes of this Section in excess of its 22 total fiscal year 1990 Road Fund appropriations for those 23 purposes unless otherwise provided in Section 5g of this Act. 24 It shall not be lawful to circumvent this limitation on 25 appropriations by governmental reorganization or other 26 methods unless otherwise provided in Section 5g of this Act. 27 In fiscal year 1994, no Road Fund monies shall be 28 appropriated to the Secretary of State for the purposes of 29 this Section in excess of the total fiscal year 1991 Road 30 Fund appropriations to the Secretary of State for those 31 purposes, plus $9,800,000. It shall not be lawful to 32 circumvent this limitation on appropriations by governmental 33 reorganization or other method. 34 Beginning with fiscal year 1995 and thereafter, except -6- LRB9009517WHmg 1 for road fund moneys appropriated to the Secretary of State 2 for required replating issuance of motor vehicle registration 3 plates, no Road Fund monies shall be appropriated to the 4 Secretary of State for the purposes of this Section in excess 5 of the total fiscal year 1994 Road Fund appropriations to the 6 Secretary of State for those purposes. It shall not be lawful 7 to circumvent this limitation on appropriations by 8 governmental reorganization or other methods. 9 No new program may be initiated in fiscal year 1991 and 10 thereafter that is not consistent with the limitations 11 imposed by this Section for fiscal year 1984 and thereafter, 12 insofar as appropriation of road fund monies is concerned. 13 Nothing in this Section prohibits transfers from the Road 14 Fund to the State Construction Account Fund under Section 5e 15 of this Act. 16 (Source: P.A. 87-774; 87-1228; 88-78.) 17 Section 10. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by 18 changing Sections 2-119, 3-401, 3-412, and 3-413 as follows: 19 (625 ILCS 5/2-119) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-119) 20 Sec. 2-119. Disposition of fees and taxes. 21 (a) All moneys received from Salvage Certificates shall 22 be deposited in the Common School Fund in the State Treasury. 23 (b) Beginning January 1, 1990 and concluding December 24 31, 1994, of the money collected for each certificate of 25 title, duplicate certificate of title and corrected 26 certificate of title, $0.50 shall be deposited into the Used 27 Tire Management Fund. Beginning January 1, 1990 and 28 concluding December 31, 1994, of the money collected for each 29 certificate of title, duplicate certificate of title and 30 corrected certificate of title, $1.50 shall be deposited in 31 the Park and Conservation Fund. Beginning January 1, 1995, 32 of the money collected for each certificate of title, -7- LRB9009517WHmg 1 duplicate certificate of title and corrected certificate of 2 title, $2 shall be deposited in the Park and Conservation 3 Fund. The moneys deposited in the Park and Conservation Fund 4 pursuant to this Section shall be used for the acquisition 5 and development of bike paths as provided for in Section 6 63a36 of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Except as 7 otherwise provided in this Code, all remaining moneys 8 collected for certificates of title, and all moneys collected 9 for filing of security interests, shall be placed in the 10 General Revenue Fund in the State Treasury. 11 (c) All moneys collected for that portion of a driver's 12 license fee designated for driver education under Section 13 6-118 shall be placed in the Driver Education Fund in the 14 State Treasury. 15 (d) Prior to December 28, 1989, of the monies collected 16 as a registration fee for each motorcycle, motor driven cycle 17 and motorized pedalcycle, $4 of each annual registration fee 18 for such vehicle and $2 of each semiannual registration fee 19 for such vehicle is deposited in the Cycle Rider Safety 20 Training Fund. Beginning on December 28, 1989 and until 21 January 1, 1992, of the monies collected as a registration 22 fee for each motorcycle, motor driven cycle and motorized 23 pedalcycle, $6 of each annual registration fee for such 24 vehicle and $3 of each semiannual registration fee for such 25 vehicle shall be deposited in the Cycle Rider Safety Training 26 Fund. 27 Beginning January 1, 1992 and until January 1, 1994, of 28 the monies collected as a registration fee for each 29 motorcycle, motor driven cycle and motorized pedalcycle, $7 30 of each annual registration fee for such vehicle and $3.50 of 31 each semiannual registration fee for such vehicle is 32 deposited in the Cycle Rider Safety Training Fund. 33 Beginning January 1, 1994, of the monies collected as a 34 registration fee for each motorcycle, motor driven cycle and -8- LRB9009517WHmg 1 motorized pedalcycle, $8 of each annual registration fee for 2 such vehicle and $4 of each semiannual registration fee for 3 such vehicle is deposited in the Cycle Rider Safety Training 4 Fund. 5 Beginning January 1, 1999, of the moneys collected as 6 registration fees under Section 3-414.1 of this Code, 75 7 cents of each registration or renewal fee shall be deposited 8 into the Secretary of State Registration Plate Replacement 9 Fund. 10 (e) Of the monies received by the Secretary of State as 11 registration fees or taxes or as payment of any other fee, as 12 provided in this Act, except fees received by the Secretary 13 under paragraph (7) of subsection (b) of Section 5-101 and 14 Section 5-109 of this Code, 37% shall be deposited into the 15 State Construction Fund. 16 (f) Of the total money collected for a CDL instruction 17 permit or original or renewal issuance of a commercial 18 driver's license (CDL) pursuant to the Uniform Commercial 19 Driver's License Act (UCDLA), $6 of the total fee for an 20 original or renewal CDL, and $6 of the total CDL instruction 21 permit fee when such permit is issued to any person holding a 22 valid Illinois driver's license, shall be paid into the 23 CDLIS/AAMVAnet Trust Fund (Commercial Driver's License 24 Information System/American Association of Motor Vehicle 25 Administrators network Trust Fund) and shall be used for the 26 purposes provided in Section 6z-23 of the State Finance Act. 27 (g) All remaining moneys received by the Secretary of 28 State as registration fees or taxes or as payment of any 29 other fee, as provided in this Act, except fees received by 30 the Secretary under paragraph (7) of subsection (b) of 31 Section 5-101 and Section 5-109 of this Code, shall be 32 deposited in the Road Fund in the State Treasury. Moneys in 33 the Road Fund shall be used for the purposes provided in 34 Section 8.3 of the State Finance Act. -9- LRB9009517WHmg 1 (h) (Blank). 2 (i) (Blank). 3 (j) (Blank). 4 (k) There is created in the State Treasury a special 5 fund to be known as the Secretary of State Special License 6 Plate Fund. Money deposited into the Fund shall, subject to 7 appropriation, be used by the Office of the Secretary of 8 State (i) to help defray plate manufacturing and plate 9 processing costs for the issuance and, when applicable, 10 renewal of any new or existing special registration plates 11 authorized under this Code and (ii) for grants made by the 12 Secretary of State to benefit Illinois Veterans Home 13 libraries. 14 On or before October 1, 1995, the Secretary of State 15 shall direct the State Comptroller and State Treasurer to 16 transfer any unexpended balance in the Special Environmental 17 License Plate Fund, the Special Korean War Veteran License 18 Plate Fund, and the Retired Congressional License Plate Fund 19 to the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund. 20 (l) The Motor Vehicle Review Board Fund is created as a 21 special fund in the State Treasury. Moneys deposited into 22 the Fund under paragraph (7) of subsection (b) of Section 23 5-101 and Section 5-109 shall, subject to appropriation, be 24 used by the Office of the Secretary of State to administer 25 the Motor Vehicle Review Board, including without limitation 26 payment of compensation and all necessary expenses incurred 27 in administering the Motor Vehicle Review Board under the 28 Motor Vehicle Franchise Act. 29 (m) Effective July 1, 1996, there is created in the 30 State Treasury a special fund to be known as the Family 31 Responsibility Fund. Moneys deposited into the Fund shall, 32 subject to appropriation, be used by the Office of the 33 Secretary of State for the purpose of enforcing the Family 34 Financial Responsibility Law. -10- LRB9009517WHmg 1 (n) The Illinois Fire Fighters' Memorial Fund is created 2 as a special fund in the State Treasury. Moneys deposited 3 into the Fund shall, subject to appropriation, be used by the 4 Office of the State Fire Marshal for construction of the 5 Illinois Fire Fighters' Memorial to be located at the State 6 Capitol grounds in Springfield, Illinois. Upon the 7 completion of the Memorial, the Office of the State Fire 8 Marshal shall certify to the State Treasurer that 9 construction of the Memorial has been completed. 10 (o) Of the money collected for each certificate of title 11 for all-terrain vehicles and off-highway motorcycles, $17 12 shall be deposited into the Off-Highway Vehicle Trails Fund. 13 (p) The Secretary of State Registration Plate 14 Replacement Fund is created as a special fund in the State 15 treasury. Moneys deposited into the Fund shall, subject to 16 appropriation, be used by the Office of the Secretary of 17 State for the plate manufacturing and plate processing costs 18 for registrations issued under Section 3-414.1. Moneys 19 appropriated from this Fund are in addition to any moneys 20 otherwise appropriated to the Secretary of State for the same 21 or similar purposes. 22 (Source: P.A. 89-92, eff. 7-1-96; 89-145, eff. 7-14-95; 23 89-282, eff. 8-10-95; 89-612, eff. 8-9-96; 89-626, eff. 24 8-9-96; 89-639, eff. 1-1-97; 90-14, eff. 7-1-97; 90-287, eff. 25 1-1-98.) 26 (625 ILCS 5/3-401) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-401) 27 Sec. 3-401. Effect of provisions. 28 (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to violate any 29 provision of this Chapter or to drive or move or for an owner 30 knowingly to permit to be driven or moved upon any highway 31 any vehicle of a type required to be registered hereunder 32 which is not registered or for which the appropriate fee has 33 not been paid when and as required hereunder, except that -11- LRB9009517WHmg 1 when application accompanied by proper fee has been made for 2 registration of a vehicle it may be operated temporarily 3 pending complete registration upon displaying a duplicate 4 application duly verified or other evidence of such 5 application or otherwise under rules and regulations 6 promulgated by the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State 7 may adopt rules for the enforcement of vehicle registrations 8 to insure compliance with this Section. 9 (b) The appropriate fees required to be paid under the 10 various provisions of this Act for registration of vehicles 11 shall mean the fee or fees which would have been paid 12 initially, if proper and timely application had been made to 13 the Secretary of State for the appropriate registration 14 required, whether such registration be a flat weight 15 registration, a single trip permit, a reciprocity permit or a 16 supplemental application to an original prorate application 17 together with payment of fees due under the supplemental 18 application for prorate decals. 19 (c) Effective October 1, 1984, no vehicle required to 20 pay a Federal Highway Users Tax shall be registered unless 21 proof of payment, in a form prescribed and approved by the 22 Secretary of State, is submitted with the appropriate 23 registration. Notwithstanding any other provision of this 24 Code, failure of the applicant to comply with this paragraph 25 shall be deemed grounds for the Secretary to refuse 26 registration. 27 (d) Second division vehicles. 28 (1) A vehicle of the second division moved or 29 operated within this State shall have had paid for it the 30 appropriate registration fees and flat weight tax, as 31 evidenced by the Illinois registration issued for that 32 vehicle, for the gross weight of the vehicle and load 33 being operated or moved within this State. Second 34 division vehicles of foreign jurisdictions operated -12- LRB9009517WHmg 1 within this State under a single trip permit, fleet 2 reciprocity plan, prorate registration plan, or 3 apportional registration plan, instead of second division 4 vehicle registration under Article VIII of this Chapter, 5 must have had paid for it the appropriate registration 6 fees and flat weight tax in the base jurisdiction of that 7 vehicle, as evidenced by the maximum gross weight shown 8 on the foreign registration cards, plus any appropriate 9 fees required under this Code. 10 (2) If a vehicle and load are operated in this 11 State and the appropriate fees and taxes have not been 12 paid or the vehicle and load exceed the registered gross 13 weight for which the required fees and taxes have been 14 paid by 2001 pounds or more, the operator or owner shall 15 be fined as provided in Section 15-113 of this Code. 16 However, an owner or operator shall not be subject to 17 arrest under this subsection for any weight in excess of 18 80,000 pounds. Further, for any unregistered vehicle or 19 vehicle displaying expired registration, no fine shall 20 exceed the actual cost of what the appropriate 21 registration for that vehicle and load should have been 22 as established in subsection (a) of Section 3-815 of this 23 Chapter regardless of the route traveled. 24 (3) Any person operating a legal combination of 25 vehicles displaying valid registration shall not be 26 considered in violation of the registration provision of 27 this subsection unless the total gross weight of the 28 combination exceeds the total licensed weight of the 29 vehicles in the combination. The gross weight of a 30 vehicle exempt from the registration requirements of this 31 Chapter shall not be included when determining the total 32 gross weight of vehicles in combination. 33 (4) If the defendant claims that he or she had 34 previously paid the appropriate Illinois registration -13- LRB9009517WHmg 1 fees and taxes for this vehicle before the alleged 2 violation, the defendant shall have the burden of proving 3 the existence of the payment by competent evidence. 4 Proof of proper Illinois registration issued by the 5 Secretary of State, or the appropriate registration 6 authority from the foreign state, shall be the only 7 competent evidence of payment. 8 (Source: P.A. 88-476; 89-245, eff. 1-1-96.) 9 (625 ILCS 5/3-412) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-412) 10 Sec. 3-412. Registration plates and registration 11 stickers to be furnished by the Secretary of State. 12 (a) The Secretary of State upon registering a vehicle 13 subject to annual registration for the first time shall 14 issue or shall cause to be issued to the owner one 15 registration plate for a motorcycle, trailer, semitrailer, 16 motorized pedalcycle or truck-tractor, 2 registration plates 17 for other motor vehicles and, where applicable, current 18 registration stickers for motor vehicles of the first 19 division. The provisions of this Section may be made 20 applicable to such vehicles of the second division, as the 21 Secretary of State may, from time to time, in his discretion 22 designate. On subsequent annual registrations during the term 23 of the registration plate as provided in Section 3-414.1, the 24 Secretary shall issue or cause to be issued registration 25 stickers as evidence of current registration. However, the 26 issuance of annual registration stickers to vehicles 27 registered under the provisions of Section 3-402.1 of this 28 Code may not be required if the Secretary deems the issuance 29 unnecessary. 30 (b) Every registration plate shall have displayed upon 31 it the registration number assigned to the vehicle for which 32 it is issued, the name of this State, which may be 33 abbreviated, the year number for which it was issued, which -14- LRB9009517WHmg 1 may be abbreviated, the phrase "Land of Lincoln", except as 2 provided in Sections 3-626, 3-629, 3-633, 3-634, 3-637,
and3 3-638, and 3-642 3-639, and such other letters or numbers as 4 the Secretary may prescribe. However, for apportionment 5 plates issued to vehicles registered under Section 3-402.1, 6 the phrase "Land of Lincoln" may be omitted to allow for the 7 word "apportioned" to be displayed. The Secretary may in his 8 discretion prescribe that letters be used as prefixes only on 9 registration plates issued to vehicles of the first division 10 which are registered under this Code and only as suffixes on 11 registration plates issued to other vehicles. Every 12 registration sticker issued as evidence of current 13 registration shall designate the year number for which it is 14 issued and such other letters or numbers as the Secretary may 15 prescribe and shall be of a contrasting color with the 16 registration plates and registration stickers of the previous 17 year. 18 (c) Each registration plate and the required letters and 19 numerals thereon, except the year number for which issued, 20 shall be of sufficient size to be plainly readable from a 21 distance of 100 feet during daylight, and shall be coated 22 with reflectorizing material. The dimensions of the plate 23 issued to vehicles of the first division shall be 6 by 12 24 inches. 25 (d) The Secretary of State shall issue for every 26 passenger motor vehicle rented without a driver the same type 27 of registration plates as the type of plates issued for a 28 private passenger vehicle. 29 (e) The Secretary of State shall issue for every 30 passenger car used as a taxicab or livery, distinctive 31 registration plates. 32 (f) The Secretary of State shall issue for every 33 motorcycle distinctive registration plates distinguishing 34 between motorcycles having 150 or more cubic centimeters -15- LRB9009517WHmg 1 piston displacement, or having less than 150 cubic centimeter 2 piston displacement. 3 (g) Registration plates issued to vehicles for-hire may 4 display a designation as determined by the Secretary that 5 such vehicles are for-hire. 6 (h) The Secretary of State shall issue for each electric 7 vehicle distinctive registration plates which shall 8 distinguish between electric vehicles having a maximum 9 operating speed of 45 miles per hour or more and those having 10 a maximum operating speed of less than 45 miles per hour. 11 (i) The Secretary of State shall issue for every public 12 and private ambulance registration plates identifying the 13 vehicle as an ambulance. The Secretary shall forward to the 14 Department of Public Aid registration information for the 15 purpose of verification of claims filed with the Department 16 by ambulance owners for payment for services to public 17 assistance recipients. 18 (j) The Secretary of State shall issue for every public 19 and private medical carrier or rescue vehicle livery 20 registration plates displaying numbers within ranges of 21 numbers reserved respectively for medical carriers and rescue 22 vehicles. The Secretary shall forward to the Department of 23 Public Aid registration information for the purpose of 24 verification of claims filed with the Department by owners of 25 medical carriers or rescue vehicles for payment for services 26 to public assistance recipients. 27 (k) Beginning in 2000, the Secretary of State shall, 28 from road fund moneys appropriated for replating purposes, 29 begin to replace multi-year registration plates issued under 30 Section 3-414.1. After completion of the replacement of the 31 multi-year registration plates beginning in 2000, the 32 Secretary of State shall, in the Secretary of State's 33 discretion, periodically replace multi-year registration 34 plates issued under Section 3-414.1. -16- LRB9009517WHmg 1 (Source: P.A. 89-424, eff. 6-1-96; 89-564, eff. 7-1-97; 2 89-612, eff. 8-9-96; 89-621, eff. 1-1-97; 89-639, eff. 3 1-1-97; 90-14, eff. 7-1-97; 90-533, eff. 11-14-97; revised 4 1-6-98.) 5 (625 ILCS 5/3-413) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-413) 6 Sec. 3-413. Display of registration plates, registration 7 stickers and driveway decal permits. 8 (a) Registration plates issued for a motor vehicle other 9 than a motorcycle, trailer, semitrailer, truck-tractor, 10 apportioned bus, or apportioned truck shall be attached 11 thereto, one in the front and one in the rear. The 12 registration plate issued for a motorcycle, trailer or 13 semitrailer required to be registered hereunder and any 14 apportionment plate issued to a bus under the provisions of 15 this Code shall be attached to the rear thereof. The 16 registration plate issued for a truck-tractor or an 17 apportioned truck required to be registered hereunder shall 18 be attached to the front thereof. 19 (b) Every registration plate shall at all times be 20 securely fastened in a horizontal position to the vehicle for 21 which it is issued so as to prevent the plate from swinging 22 and at a height of not less than 12 inches from the ground, 23 measuring from the bottom of such plate, in a place and 24 position to be clearly visible and shall be maintained in a 25 condition to be clearly legible, free from any materials that 26 would obstruct the visibility of the plate, including, but 27 not limited to, glass covers and tinted plastic covers. 28 Clear plastic covers are permissible as long as they remain 29 clear and do not obstruct the visibility of the plates. 30 Registration stickers issued as evidence of renewed annual 31 registration shall be attached to registration plates as 32 required by the Secretary of State, and be clearly visible at 33 all times. -17- LRB9009517WHmg 1 (c) Every driveway decal permit issued pursuant to this 2 Code shall be firmly attached to the inside windshield of the 3 motor vehicle in such a manner that it cannot be removed 4 without being destroyed. If such decal permits are affixed 5 to a motor vehicle in any other manner the permit shall be 6 void and of no effect. 7 (d) The Illinois prorate decal issued to a foreign 8 registered vehicle part of a fleet prorated or apportioned 9 with Illinois, shall be displayed on a registration plate and 10 displayed on the front of such vehicle in the same manner as 11 an Illinois registration plate. 12 (e) The registration plate issued for a camper body 13 mounted on a truck displaying registration plates shall be 14 attached to the rear of the camper body. 15 (f) No person shall operate a vehicle, nor permit the 16 operation of a vehicle, upon which is displayed an Illinois 17 registration plate, plates or registration stickers after the 18 termination of the registration period for which issued or 19 after the expiration date set pursuant to Sections 3-414 and 20 3-414.1 of this Code. A person who violates this subsection 21 (f) is guilty of a petty offense and shall be fined not less 22 than $100 and not more than $500. 23 (Source: P.A. 89-245, eff. 1-1-96; 89-375, eff. 8-18-95.) 24 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 25 becoming law.
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