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Full Text of SB1120  94th General Assembly


Sen. Emil Jones Jr.

Filed: 4/11/2005





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1120 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5 Section 5.640 as follows:
6     (30 ILCS 105/5.640 new)
7     Sec. 5.640. The Autism Awareness Fund.
8     Section 10. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
9 Section 3-663 as follows:
10     (625 ILCS 5/3-663 new)
11     Sec. 3-663. Autism Awareness license plates.
12     (a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in
13 the form prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special
14 registration plates designated as Autism Awareness license
15 plates. The special plates issued under this Section shall be
16 affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division and
17 motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than
18 8,000 pounds. Plates issued under this Section shall expire
19 according to the multi-year procedure established by Section
20 3-414.1 of this Code.
21     (b) The design and color of the plates is wholly within the
22 discretion of the Secretary of State. The Secretary, in his or



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1 her discretion, may allow the plates to be issued as vanity or
2 personalized plates under Section 3-405.1 of this Code. The
3 Secretary shall prescribe stickers or decals as provided under
4 Section 3-412 of this Code.
5     (c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a
6 $40 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate
7 registration fee. Of this fee, $25 shall be deposited into the
8 Autism Awareness Fund and $15 shall be deposited into the
9 Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund, to be used by
10 the Secretary to help defray the administrative processing
11 costs.
12     For each registration renewal period, a $27 fee, in
13 addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged.
14 Of this fee, $25 shall be deposited into the Autism Awareness
15 Fund and $2 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State
16 Special License Plate Fund.
17     (d) The Autism Awareness Fund is created as a special fund
18 in the State treasury. All moneys in the Autism Awareness Fund
19 shall be paid, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly
20 and approval by the Secretary, to the Illinois Department of
21 Human Services for the purpose of grants for research,
22 education, and awareness regarding autism and autism spectrum
23 disorders.".