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92_HB2011 LRB9207809DJtm 1 AN ACT in relation to identification. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Illinois Identification Card Act is 5 amended by changing Sections 4 and 12 as follows: 6 (15 ILCS 335/4) (from Ch. 124, par. 24) 7 Sec. 4. Identification Card. 8 (a) The Secretary of State shall issue a standard 9 Illinois Identification Card to any natural person who is a 10 resident of the State of Illinois who applies for such card, 11 or renewal thereof, or who presents for exchange an 12 identification card issued by the Department of Corrections 13 under Section 3-14-1 of the Unified Code of Corrections, 14 together with the prescribed fees. The card shall be 15 prepared and supplied by the Secretary of State and shall 16 include a photograph of the applicant. The applicant, upon 17 receipt of a card and prior to its use for any purpose, shall 18 affix his signature thereon in the space provided therefor. 19 The Illinois Identification Card may be used for 20 identification purposes in any lawful situation only by the 21 person to whom it was issued. As used in this Act, 22 "photograph" means any color photograph or digitally produced 23 and captured image of an applicant for an identification 24 card. As used in this Act, "signature" means the name of a 25 person as written by that person and captured in a manner 26 acceptable to the Secretary of State. 27 (b) The Secretary of State shall issue a special 28 Illinois Identification Card, which shall be known as an 29 Illinois Disabled Person Identification Card, to any natural 30 person who is a resident of the State of Illinois, who is a 31 disabled person as defined in Section 4A of this Act, who -2- LRB9207809DJtm 1 applies for such card, or renewal thereof. The Secretary of 2 State shall charge no fee to issue such card. The card shall 3 be prepared and supplied by the Secretary of State, and shall 4 include a photograph of the applicant, a designation 5 indicating that the card is an Illinois Disabled Person 6 Identification Card, and shall include a comprehensible 7 designation of the type and classification of the applicant's 8 disability as set out in Section 4A of this Act. If the 9 applicant so requests, the card shall include a description 10 of the applicant's disability and any information about the 11 applicant's disability or medical history which the Secretary 12 determines would be helpful to the applicant in securing 13 emergency medical care. The applicant, upon receipt of such 14 a card and prior to its use for any purpose, shall have 15 affixed thereon in the space provided therefor his signature 16 or mark. If a mark is used in lieu of a signature, such mark 17 shall be affixed to the card in the presence of two witnesses 18 who attest to the authenticity of the mark. The Illinois 19 Disabled Person Identification Card may be used for 20 identification purposes in any lawful situation by the person 21 to whom it was issued. 22 The Illinois Disabled Person Identification Card may be 23 used as adequate documentation of disability in lieu of a 24 physician's determination of disability or any other 25 documentation of disability whenever any State law requires 26 that a disabled person provide such documentation of 27 disability, however an Illinois Disabled Person 28 Identification Card shall not qualify the cardholder to 29 participate in any program or to receive any benefit which is 30 not available to all persons with like disabilities. 31 Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, an Illinois 32 Disabled Person Identification Card, or evidence that the 33 Secretary of State has issued an Illinois Disabled Person 34 Identification Card, shall not be used by any person other -3- LRB9207809DJtm 1 than the person named on such card to prove that the person 2 named on such card is a disabled person or for any other 3 purpose unless the card is used for the benefit of the person 4 named on such card, and the person named on such card 5 consents to such use at the time the card is so used. 6 When medical information is contained on an Illinois 7 Disabled Person Identification Card, the Office of the 8 Secretary of State shall not be liable for any actions taken 9 based upon that medical information. 10 (c) Beginning January 1, 1986, the Secretary of State 11 shall provide that each original or renewal Illinois 12 Identification Card or Illinois Disabled Person 13 Identification Card issued to a person under the age of 21, 14 shall be of a distinct nature from those Illinois 15 Identification Cards or Illinois Disabled Person 16 Identification Cards issued to individuals 21 years of age or 17 older. The color designated for Illinois Identification Cards 18 or Illinois Disabled Person Identification Cards for persons 19 under the age of 21 shall be at the discretion of the 20 Secretary of State. 21 (d) The Secretary of State may issue a Senior Citizen 22 discount card, to any natural person who is a resident of the 23 State of Illinois who is 60 years of age or older and who 24 applies for such a card or renewal thereof. The Secretary of 25 State shall charge no fee to issue such card. The card shall 26 be issued in every county and applications shall be made 27 available at, but not limited to, nutrition sites, senior 28 citizen centers and Area Agencies on Aging. The applicant, 29 upon receipt of such card and prior to its use for any 30 purpose, shall have affixed thereon in the space provided 31 therefor his signature or mark. 32 (Source: P.A. 90-191, eff. 1-1-98.) 33 (15 ILCS 335/12) (from Ch. 124, par. 32) -4- LRB9207809DJtm 1 Sec. 12. Fees concerning Standard Illinois 2 Identification Cards. The fees required under this Act for 3 standard Illinois Identification Cards must accompany any 4 application provided for in this Act, and the Secretary shall 5 collect such fees as follows: 6 a. Original card .......................... $4 7 b. Renewal card ........................... 4 8 c. Corrected card ......................... 2 9 d. Duplicate card ......................... 4 10 e. Certified copy with seal ............... 5 11 f. Search ................................. 2 12 g. Applicant 65 years of age or over ...... No Fee 13 h. Disabled applicant ..................... No Fee 14 i. Individual living in Veterans Home or 15 Hospital ................................... No Fee 16 j. Individual exchanging a card issued by 17 the Department of Corrections............... 1 18 Any disabled person making an application for a standard 19 Illinois Identification Card for no fee must, along with the 20 application, submit an affirmation by the applicant on a form 21 to be provided by the Secretary of State, attesting that such 22 person is a disabled person as defined in Section 4A of this 23 Act. 24 An individual, who resides in a veterans home or veterans 25 hospital operated by the state or federal government, who 26 makes an application for an Illinois Identification Card to 27 be issued at no fee, must submit, along with the application, 28 an affirmation by the applicant on a form provided by the 29 Secretary of State, that such person resides in a veterans 30 home or veterans hospital operated by the state or federal 31 government. 32 (Source: P.A. 83-1528.) 33 Section 10. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended -5- LRB9207809DJtm 1 by changing Section 3-14-1 as follows: 2 (730 ILCS 5/3-14-1) (from Ch. 38, par. 1003-14-1) 3 Sec. 3-14-1. Release from the Institution. 4 (a) Upon release of a person on parole, mandatory 5 release, final discharge or pardon the Department shall 6 return all property held for him, provide him with suitable 7 clothing and procure necessary transportation for him to his 8 designated place of residence and employment. It may provide 9 such person with a grant of money for travel and expenses 10 which may be paid in installments. The amount of the money 11 grant shall be determined by the Department. 12 The Department of Corrections may establish and maintain, 13 in any institution it administers, revolving funds to be 14 known as "Travel and Allowances Revolving Funds". These 15 revolving funds shall be used for advancing travel and 16 expense allowances to committed, paroled, and discharged 17 prisoners. The moneys paid into such revolving funds shall 18 be from appropriations to the Department for Committed, 19 Paroled, and Discharged Prisoners. 20 (b) (Blank). 21 (c) Except as otherwise provided in this Code, the 22 Department shall establish procedures to provide written 23 notification of any release of any person who has been 24 convicted of a felony to the State's Attorney and sheriff of 25 the county from which the offender was committed, and the 26 State's Attorney and sheriff of the county into which the 27 offender is to be paroled or released. Except as otherwise 28 provided in this Code, the Department shall establish 29 procedures to provide written notification to the proper law 30 enforcement agency for any municipality of any release of any 31 person who has been convicted of a felony if the arrest of 32 the offender or the commission of the offense took place in 33 the municipality, if the offender is to be paroled or -6- LRB9207809DJtm 1 released into the municipality, or if the offender resided in 2 the municipality at the time of the commission of the 3 offense. If a person convicted of a felony who is in the 4 custody of the Department of Corrections or on parole or 5 mandatory supervised release informs the Department that he 6 or she has resided, resides, or will reside at an address 7 that is a housing facility owned, managed, operated, or 8 leased by a public housing agency, the Department must send 9 written notification of that information to the public 10 housing agency that owns, manages, operates, or leases the 11 housing facility. The written notification shall, when 12 possible, be given at least 14 days before release of the 13 person from custody, or as soon thereafter as possible. 14 (c-1) (Blank). 15 (d) Upon the release of a committed person on parole, 16 mandatory supervised release, final discharge or pardon, the 17 Department shall provide such person with information 18 concerning programs and services of the Illinois Department 19 of Public Health to ascertain whether such person has been 20 exposed to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or any 21 identified causative agent of Acquired Immunodeficiency 22 Syndrome (AIDS). 23 (e) Upon the release of a committed person on parole, 24 mandatory supervised release, final discharge, or pardon, the 25 Department shall provide the person with an identification 26 card identifying the person as being on parole, on mandatory 27 supervised release, finally discharged, or pardoned, as the 28 case may be. The Department, in consultation with the 29 Secretary of State, shall prescribe the form of the 30 identification card, which may be similar to the form of the 31 standard Illinois Identification Card. The Department shall 32 inform the person that he or she may present the 33 identification card to the Office of the Secretary of State 34 to exchange it for a standard Illinois Identification Card in -7- LRB9207809DJtm 1 accordance with the Illinois Identification Card Act. The 2 Department may require the person to pay a fee for the 3 identification card, but the fee may not exceed the cost of 4 producing the card. 5 (Source: P.A. 91-506, eff. 8-13-99; 91-695, eff. 4-13-00.) 6 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 7 becoming law.
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