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92_SB1926enr SB1926 Enrolled LRB9213116DHmg 1 AN ACT concerning identification. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 3. The Illinois Identification Card Act is 5 amended by changing Section 4 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 applies for a standard Illinois 12 Identification Card upon release as a committed person on 13 parole, mandatory supervised release, final discharge, or 14 pardon from the Department of Corrections by submitting an 15 identification card issued by the Department of Corrections 16 under Section 3-14-1 of the Unified Code of Corrections, 17 together with the prescribed fees. The card shall be 18 prepared and supplied by the Secretary of State and shall 19 include a photograph of the applicant. The applicant, upon 20 receipt of a card and prior to its use for any purpose, shall 21 affix his signature thereon in the space provided therefor. 22 The Illinois Identification Card may be used for 23 identification purposes in any lawful situation only by the 24 person to whom it was issued. As used in this Act, 25 "photograph" means any color photograph or digitally produced 26 and captured image of an applicant for an identification 27 card. As used in this Act, "signature" means the name of a 28 person as written by that person and captured in a manner 29 acceptable to the Secretary of State. 30 (b) The Secretary of State shall issue a special 31 Illinois Identification Card, which shall be known as an SB1926 Enrolled -2- LRB9213116DHmg 1 Illinois Disabled Person Identification Card, to any natural 2 person who is a resident of the State of Illinois, who is a 3 disabled person as defined in Section 4A of this Act, who 4 applies for such card, or renewal thereof. The Secretary of 5 State shall charge no fee to issue such card. The card shall 6 be prepared and supplied by the Secretary of State, and shall 7 include a photograph of the applicant, a designation 8 indicating that the card is an Illinois Disabled Person 9 Identification Card, and shall include a comprehensible 10 designation of the type and classification of the applicant's 11 disability as set out in Section 4A of this Act. If the 12 applicant so requests, the card shall include a description 13 of the applicant's disability and any information about the 14 applicant's disability or medical history which the Secretary 15 determines would be helpful to the applicant in securing 16 emergency medical care. The applicant, upon receipt of such 17 a card and prior to its use for any purpose, shall have 18 affixed thereon in the space provided therefor his signature 19 or mark. If a mark is used in lieu of a signature, such mark 20 shall be affixed to the card in the presence of two witnesses 21 who attest to the authenticity of the mark. The Illinois 22 Disabled Person Identification Card may be used for 23 identification purposes in any lawful situation by the person 24 to whom it was issued. 25 The Illinois Disabled Person Identification Card may be 26 used as adequate documentation of disability in lieu of a 27 physician's determination of disability or any other 28 documentation of disability whenever any State law requires 29 that a disabled person provide such documentation of 30 disability, however an Illinois Disabled Person 31 Identification Card shall not qualify the cardholder to 32 participate in any program or to receive any benefit which is 33 not available to all persons with like disabilities. 34 Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, an Illinois SB1926 Enrolled -3- LRB9213116DHmg 1 Disabled Person Identification Card, or evidence that the 2 Secretary of State has issued an Illinois Disabled Person 3 Identification Card, shall not be used by any person other 4 than the person named on such card to prove that the person 5 named on such card is a disabled person or for any other 6 purpose unless the card is used for the benefit of the person 7 named on such card, and the person named on such card 8 consents to such use at the time the card is so used. 9 When medical information is contained on an Illinois 10 Disabled Person Identification Card, the Office of the 11 Secretary of State shall not be liable for any actions taken 12 based upon that medical information. 13 (c) Beginning January 1, 1986, the Secretary of State 14 shall provide that each original or renewal Illinois 15 Identification Card or Illinois Disabled Person 16 Identification Card issued to a person under the age of 21, 17 shall be of a distinct nature from those Illinois 18 Identification Cards or Illinois Disabled Person 19 Identification Cards issued to individuals 21 years of age or 20 older. The color designated for Illinois Identification Cards 21 or Illinois Disabled Person Identification Cards for persons 22 under the age of 21 shall be at the discretion of the 23 Secretary of State. 24 (c-1) Beginning January 1, 2003, each original or 25 renewal Illinois Identification Card or Illinois Disabled 26 Person Identification Card issued to a person under the age 27 of 21 shall display the date upon which the person becomes 18 28 years of age and the date upon which the person becomes 21 29 years of age. 30 (d) The Secretary of State may issue a Senior Citizen 31 discount card, to any natural person who is a resident of the 32 State of Illinois who is 60 years of age or older and who 33 applies for such a card or renewal thereof. The Secretary of 34 State shall charge no fee to issue such card. The card shall SB1926 Enrolled -4- LRB9213116DHmg 1 be issued in every county and applications shall be made 2 available at, but not limited to, nutrition sites, senior 3 citizen centers and Area Agencies on Aging. The applicant, 4 upon receipt of such card and prior to its use for any 5 purpose, shall have affixed thereon in the space provided 6 therefor his signature or mark. 7 (Source: P.A. 92-240, eff. 1-1-02.) 8 Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by 9 changing Section 6-110 as follows: 10 (625 ILCS 5/6-110) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-110) 11 Sec. 6-110. Licenses issued to drivers. 12 (a) The Secretary of State shall issue to every 13 qualifying applicant a driver's license as applied for, which 14 license shall bear a distinguishing number assigned to the 15 licensee, the name, social security number, zip code, date of 16 birth, address, and a brief description of the licensee, and 17 a space where the licensee may write his usual signature. 18 If the licensee is less than 17 years of age, the license 19 shall, as a matter of law, be invalid for the operation of 20 any motor vehicle during any time the licensee is prohibited 21 from being on any street or highway under the provisions of 22 the Child Curfew Act. 23 Licenses issued shall also indicate the classification 24 and the restrictions under Section 6-104 of this Code. 25 In lieu of the social security number, the Secretary may 26 in his discretion substitute a federal tax number or other 27 distinctive number. 28 A driver's license issued may, in the discretion of the 29 Secretary, include a suitable photograph of a type prescribed 30 by the Secretary. 31 (b) The Secretary of State shall provide a format on the 32 reverse of each driver's license issued which the licensee SB1926 Enrolled -5- LRB9213116DHmg 1 may use to execute a document of gift conforming to the 2 provisions of the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act. The format 3 shall allow the licensee to indicate the gift intended, 4 whether specific organs, any organ, or the entire body, and 5 shall accommodate the signatures of the donor and 2 6 witnesses. The Secretary shall also inform each applicant or 7 licensee of this format, describe the procedure for its 8 execution, and may offer the necessary witnesses; provided 9 that in so doing, the Secretary shall advise the applicant or 10 licensee that he or she is under no compulsion to execute a 11 document of gift. A brochure explaining this method of 12 executing an anatomical gift document shall be given to each 13 applicant or licensee. The brochure shall advise the 14 applicant or licensee that he or she is under no compulsion 15 to execute a document of gift, and that he or she may wish to 16 consult with family, friends or clergy before doing so. The 17 Secretary of State may undertake additional efforts, 18 including education and awareness activities, to promote 19 organ and tissue donation. 20 (c) The Secretary of State shall designate on each 21 driver's license issued a space where the licensee may place 22 a sticker or decal of the uniform size as the Secretary may 23 specify, which sticker or decal may indicate in appropriate 24 language that the owner of the license carries an Emergency 25 Medical Information Card. 26 The sticker may be provided by any person, hospital, 27 school, medical group, or association interested in assisting 28 in implementing the Emergency Medical Information Card, but 29 shall meet the specifications as the Secretary may by rule or 30 regulation require. 31 (d) The Secretary of State shall designate on each 32 driver's license issued a space where the licensee may 33 indicate his blood type and RH factor. 34 (e) The Secretary of State shall provide that each SB1926 Enrolled -6- LRB9213116DHmg 1 original or renewal driver's license issued to a licensee 2 under 21 years of age shall be of a distinct nature from 3 those driver's licenses issued to individuals 21 years of age 4 and older. The color designated for driver's licenses for 5 licensees under 21 years of age shall be at the discretion of 6 the Secretary of State. 7 (e-1) The Secretary shall provide that each driver's 8 license issued to a person under the age of 21 displays the 9 date upon which the person becomes 18 years of age and the 10 date upon which the person becomes 21 years of age. 11 (f) The Secretary of State shall inform all Illinois 12 licensed commercial motor vehicle operators of the 13 requirements of the Uniform Commercial Driver License Act, 14 Article V of this Chapter, and shall make provisions to 15 insure that all drivers, seeking to obtain a commercial 16 driver's license, be afforded an opportunity prior to April 17 1, 1992, to obtain the license. The Secretary is authorized 18 to extend driver's license expiration dates, and assign 19 specific times, dates and locations where these commercial 20 driver's tests shall be conducted. Any applicant, regardless 21 of the current expiration date of the applicant's driver's 22 license, may be subject to any assignment by the Secretary. 23 Failure to comply with the Secretary's assignment may result 24 in the applicant's forfeiture of an opportunity to receive a 25 commercial driver's license prior to April 1, 1992. 26 (g) The Secretary of State shall designate on a driver's 27 license issued, a space where the licensee may indicate that 28 he or she has drafted a living will in accordance with the 29 Illinois Living Will Act or a durable power of attorney for 30 health care in accordance with the Illinois Power of Attorney 31 Act. 32 (g-1) The Secretary of State, in his or her discretion, 33 may designate on each driver's license issued a space where 34 the licensee may place a sticker or decal, issued by the SB1926 Enrolled -7- LRB9213116DHmg 1 Secretary of State, of uniform size as the Secretary may 2 specify, that shall indicate in appropriate language that the 3 owner of the license has renewed his or her driver's license. 4 (h) A person who acts in good faith in accordance with 5 the terms of this Section is not liable for damages in any 6 civil action or subject to prosecution in any criminal 7 proceeding for his or her act. 8 (Source: P.A. 90-191, eff. 1-1-98; 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.) 9 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect 10 January 1, 2003.
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