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Public Act 095-0444


 

Public Act 0444 95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 095-0444
 
SB0169 Enrolled LRB095 05004 DRH 25072 b

    AN ACT regarding transportation.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Section 5.675 as follows:
 
    (30 ILCS 105/5.675 new)
    Sec. 5.675. The Illinois Professional Golfers Association
Foundation Junior Golf Fund.
 
    Section 10. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
changing Section 3-629 and adding Section 3-664 as follows:
 
    (625 ILCS 5/3-629)
    Sec. 3-629. Collegiate license plates; scholarship fund.
    (a) In addition to any other special license plate, the
Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and applications
made in the form prescribed by the Secretary of State, may
issue collegiate license plates. The collegiate plates issued
under this Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles
of the first division and motor vehicles of the second division
weighing not more than 8,000 pounds and subject to the
staggered registration system. Plates issued under this
Section shall expire according to the staggered multi-year
procedure established under Section 3-414.1 of this Code.
    (b) The design, color, and format of the plates shall be
wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State. The
Secretary of State may, at his or her discretion, issue the
plates for any public college or university located in this
State or for any degree-granting, not-for-profit private
college or university located in this State or a contiguous
state. If the college or university is located in a contiguous
state, there must be not less than 10,000 alumni of the college
or university residing in this State. The Secretary may, in his
or her discretion, allow the plates to be issued as vanity
plates or personalized in accordance with Section 3-405.1 of
this Code. The plates are not required to designate "Land Of
Lincoln", as prescribed in subsection (b) of Section 3-412 of
this Code. The Secretary shall prescribe the eligibility
requirements including a minimum level of specialized license
plates requests and, in his or her discretion, shall approve
and prescribe stickers or decals as provided under Section
3-412.
    (c) An applicant shall be charged a $40 fee for original
issuance in addition to the applicable registration fee. Of the
original issuance fee in the case of a public university or
college, $25 shall be deposited into the State College and
University Trust Fund and $15 shall be deposited into the
Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund to be used by the
Secretary of State, subject to appropriation, to help defray
the administrative costs of issuing the plate. Of the original
issuance fee in the case of a degree-granting, not-for-profit
private college or university, $25 shall be deposited into the
University Grant Fund and $15 shall be deposited into the
Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund to be used by the
Secretary of State, subject to appropriation, to help defray
the administrative cost of issuing the plate. In addition to
the regular renewal fee, an applicant shall be charged $27 for
the renewal of each set of license plates issued under this
Section; $25 shall be deposited into the State College and
University Trust Fund in the case of a public university or
college or into the University Grant Fund in the case of a
degree-granting, not-for-profit private college or university,
and $2 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special
License Plate Fund plates for all collegiate plates.
    (d) The State College and University Trust Fund is created
as a special fund in the State treasury. The State Treasurer
shall create separate accounts within the State College and
University Trust Fund for each public university or college for
which collegiate license plates have been issued. Moneys in the
State College and University Trust Fund shall be allocated to
each account in proportion to the number of plates sold in
regard to each public university or college. Moneys deposited
into the State College and University Trust Fund during the
preceding calendar year shall be distributed, subject to
appropriation, to each participating public university or
college. This revenue shall be used for the sole purpose of
scholarship grant awards to Illinois residents.
    (e) The University Grant Fund is created as a special fund
in the State treasury. The State Treasurer shall create
separate accounts within the University Grant Fund for each
university or college for which collegiate license plates have
been issued. Moneys in the University Grant Fund shall be
allocated to each account in proportion to the number of plates
sold in regard to each university or college. Moneys deposited
into these accounts during the preceding calendar year shall,
subject to appropriation, be distributed through the Illinois
Student Assistance Commission to participating private
colleges and universities. This revenue shall be used for the
sole purpose of scholarship grant awards to Illinois residents.
All moneys in the University Grant Fund shall be appropriated
to the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to make
reimbursements to participating private colleges and
universities under the Higher Education License Plate Grant
Program.
(Source: P.A. 90-14, eff. 7-1-97; 90-278, eff. 7-31-97; 90-774,
eff. 8-14-98; 91-83, eff. 1-1-00.)
 
    (625 ILCS 5/3-664 new)
    Sec. 3-664. Illinois Professional Golfers Association
Foundation Junior Golf license plates.
    (a) The Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and
applications made in the form prescribed by the Secretary, may
issue special registration plates designated as Illinois
Professional Golfers Association Foundation Junior Golf
license plates.
    The special plates issued under this Section shall be
affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division or
motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than
8,000 pounds.
    Plates issued under this Section shall expire according to
the multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1 of this
Code.
    (b) The design and color of the special plates shall be
wholly within the discretion of the Secretary. Appropriate
documentation, as determined by the Secretary, shall accompany
each application.
    (c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a
$40 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate
registration fee. Of this fee, $25 shall be deposited into the
Illinois Professional Golfers Association Foundation Junior
Golf Fund and $15 shall be deposited into the Secretary of
State Special License Plate Fund, to be used by the Secretary
to help defray the administrative processing costs.
    For each registration renewal period, a $40 fee, in
addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged.
Of this fee, $38 shall be deposited into the Illinois
Professional Golfers Association Foundation Junior Golf Fund
and $2 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special
License Plate Fund.
    (d) The Illinois Professional Golfers Association
Foundation Junior Golf Fund is created as a special fund in the
State treasury. All moneys in the Illinois Professional Golfers
Association Foundation Junior Golf Fund shall be paid, subject
to appropriation by the General Assembly and approval by the
Secretary, as grants to the Illinois Professional Golfers
Association Foundation to help Association members expose
Illinois youngsters to the game of golf.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/27/2007