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Full Text of HB2491  102nd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
5changing Section 3-645 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 5/3-645)
7    Sec. 3-645. Vietnam Veteran License Plates.
8    (a) In addition to any other special license plate, the
9Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and
10applications made in the form prescribed by the Secretary of
11State, may issue Vietnam Veteran license plates to residents
12of Illinois who meet eligibility requirements prescribed by
13the Secretary of State. Veterans who served in active duty
14status during the Vietnam war but were not deployed to Vietnam
15for combat are also eligible for Vietnam Veteran license
16plates. The special Vietnam Veteran plate issued under this
17Section shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the
18first division, motorcycles, and motor vehicles of the second
19division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds. Plates issued
20under this Section shall expire according to the staggered
21multi-year procedure established by Section 3-414.1 of this
23    (b) The design, color, and format of the plates shall be



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1wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State. The
2Secretary may, in his or her discretion, allow the plates to be
3issued as vanity plates or personalized in accordance with
4Section 3-405.1 of this Code. The plates are not required to
5designate "Land Of Lincoln", as prescribed in subsection (b)
6of Section 3-412 of this Code. The Secretary shall prescribe
7the eligibility requirements and, in his or her discretion,
8shall approve and prescribe stickers or decals as provided
9under Section 3-412.
10    (c) (Blank).
11(Source: P.A. 96-1409, eff. 1-1-11.)