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HB3901 Engrossed                               LRB9112326DHmb

 1        AN ACT concerning Illinois Correctional Employee Memorial
 2    license plates.

 3        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:

 5        Section  5.   The  State Finance Act is amended by adding
 6    Section 5.541 as follows:

 7        (30 ILCS 105/5.541 new)
 8        Sec. 5.541.  The Illinois Correctional Employee  Memorial
 9    Fund.

10        Section  10.   The  Illinois  Vehicle  Code is amended by
11    adding Section 3-645 as follows:

12        (625 ILCS 5/3-645 new)
13        Sec.  3-645.  Illinois  Correctional  Employee   Memorial
14    license plates.
15        (a)  The  Secretary,  upon receipt of an application made
16    in the form prescribed by the Secretary,  may  issue  special
17    registration   plates  designated  as  Illinois  Correctional
18    Employee Memorial license plates.  The special plates  issued
19    under  this  Section  shall  be  affixed  only  to  passenger
20    vehicles  of  the  first  division  and motor vehicles of the
21    second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds.   Plates
22    issued  under  this  Section  shall  expire  according to the
23    multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1  of  this
24    Code.
25        (b)  The  design and color of the plates is wholly within
26    the discretion of the Secretary. The Secretary may allow  the
27    plates  to  be  issued as vanity plates or personalized under
28    Section 3-405.1 of this Code.  The Secretary shall  prescribe
29    stickers  or  decals  as provided under Section 3-412 of this
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 1    Code.
 2        (c)  An applicant for the special plate shall be  charged
 3    a   $25   fee  for  original  issuance  in  addition  to  the
 4    appropriate registration fee.  Of  this  fee,  $10  shall  be
 5    deposited  into  the  Illinois Correctional Employee Memorial
 6    Fund and $15 shall be deposited into the Secretary  of  State
 7    Special  License  Plate  Fund, to be used by the Secretary to
 8    help defray the administrative processing costs.
 9        For each registration  renewal  period,  a  $17  fee,  in
10    addition  to  the  appropriate  registration  fee,  shall  be
11    charged.   Of  this  fee,  $15  shall  be  deposited into the
12    Illinois Correctional Employee Memorial Fund and $2 shall  be
13    deposited  into  the Secretary of State Special License Plate
14    Fund.
15        (d)  The Illinois Correctional Employee Memorial Fund  is
16    created  as  a special fund in the State treasury.  All money
17    in the Illinois Correctional Employee  Memorial  Fund  shall,
18    subject to appropriation by the General Assembly and approval
19    by  the  Secretary,  be used by the Department of Corrections
20    for  construction  of  the  Illinois  Correctional   Employee
21    Memorial,  to  be  located  at  the  State Capitol grounds in
22    Springfield, Illinois.  Upon the completion of the  Memorial,
23    the  Office  of  the  State Fire Marshal shall certify to the
24    State Treasurer that construction of the  Memorial  has  been
25    completed.  Upon the certification by the State Fire Marshal,
26    the State Treasurer shall transfer all moneys in the Fund and
27    any  future  deposits  into  the  Secretary  of State Special
28    License Plate Fund.

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