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AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Section 3-694 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/3-694 new)
ABATE 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 as ABATE license
plates. The special plates issued under this Section shall be
affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division, motor
vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000
pounds, and motorcycles. If the Secretary of State issues the
special plates for passenger vehicles of the first division or
motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than
8,000 pounds, then the Secretary of State must also make the
special plates available for motorcycles. 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