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Public Act 100-0480


 

Public Act 0480 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 100-0480
 
HB2550 EnrolledLRB100 05697 AXK 15718 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
Section 3-634 as follows:
 
    (625 ILCS 5/3-634)
    Sec. 3-634. Illinois Fire Fighters' License Plate.
    (a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in
the form prescribed by the Secretary of State, may issue
special registration plates designated to be Illinois Fire
Fighters' Memorial license plates. The special plates issued
under this Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles
of the first division, motorcycles having an engine over 150cc,
motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than
8,000 pounds, or recreational vehicles as defined in Section
1-169 of this Code, and subject to the staggered registration
system. 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 plates shall be wholly
within the discretion of the Secretary of State. The Secretary
of State 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 of State shall
prescribe stickers or decals as provided under Section 3-412.
    (c) An applicant shall be charged a $27 fee for original
issuance in addition to the applicable registration fee. Of
this additional fee, $15 shall be deposited into the Secretary
of State Special License Plate Fund and $12 shall be deposited
into the Illinois Fire Fighters' Memorial Fund. For each
registration renewal period, a $17 fee, in addition to the
appropriate registration fee, shall be charged. Of this fee, $2
shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License
Plate Fund and $15 shall be deposited into the Illinois Fire
Fighters' Memorial Fund.
    (d) In addition to the purpose specified in Section
2-119(n), moneys in the Illinois Fire Fighters' Memorial Fund
shall, except as otherwise provided in subsection (e) and
subject to appropriation by the General Assembly and
distribution by the Secretary, be used exclusively by the
Office of the State Fire Marshal for the following purposes:
        (1) maintaining the Illinois Fire Fighters' Memorial;
        (2) holding an annual memorial commemoration and Medal
    of Honor ceremony and related activities; and
        (3) providing scholarships, for graduate study,
    undergraduate study, or any other post-secondary education
    approved by the Illinois Firefighter Memorial Foundation
    both, to children and spouses of fire fighters killed in
    the line of duty.
    (e) No more than 10% of the annual proceeds of the Illinois
Fire Fighters' Memorial Fund may, subject to appropriation by
the General Assembly and distribution by the Secretary, be used
by the Office of the State Fire Marshal for exhibits for and
the maintenance of the Illinois Fire Fighter Museum, except
that the 10% limit may be exceeded to pay for emergency repairs
related to the structural stability of the Illinois Fire
Fighter Museum. Prior to exceeding the 10% limit, the Office of
the State Fire Marshal shall obtain the approval of a majority
of the members of the Illinois Fire Fighters Memorial
Foundation.
(Source: P.A. 99-812, eff. 1-1-17.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 9/8/2017