|Public Act 096-1006
||LRB096 19659 AJT 35057 b
AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Section 5.755 as follows:
(30 ILCS 105/5.755 new)
The Share the Road Fund.
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Section 3-689 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/3-689 new)
Share the Road license plates.
(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 Share the Road license plates. The special Share the Road
plate 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. Plates
issued under this Section shall expire according to the
staggered multi-year procedure established by 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.
Appropriate documentation, as determined by the Secretary,
must accompany each application. The Secretary, in his or her
discretion, shall approve and prescribe stickers or decals as
provided under Section 3-412.
(c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a
$22 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate
registration fee. Of this fee, $17 shall be deposited into the
Share the Road Fund and $5 shall be deposited into the
Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund, to be used by
the Secretary to help defray the administrative processing
For each registration renewal period, a $22 fee, in
addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged.
Of this fee, $20 shall be deposited into the Share the Road
Fund and $2 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State
Special License Plate Fund.
(d) The Share the Road Fund is created as a special fund in
the State treasury. All money in the Share the Road Fund shall
be paid, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly and
approval by the Secretary, as grants to the League of Illinois
Bicyclists, a not for profit corporation, for educational
programs instructing bicyclists and motorists how to legally
and more safely share the roadways.