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Full Text of HB4434  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 3-658 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 5/3-658)
7    Sec. 3-658. Professional Sports Teams license plates.
8    (a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in
9the form prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special
10registration plates designated as Professional Sports Teams
11license plates. The special plates issued under this Section
12shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first
13division, motorcycles, and motor vehicles of the second
14division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds. Plates issued
15under this Section shall expire according to the multi-year
16procedure established by Section 3-414.1 of this Code.
17    (b) The design and color of the plates is wholly within the
18discretion of the Secretary, except that the plates shall,
19subject to the permission of the applicable team owner,
20display the logo of the Chicago Bears, the Chicago Bulls, the
21Chicago Blackhawks, the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago White Sox,
22the Chicago Sky, the Chicago Red Stars, the Chicago Fire, the
23St. Louis Rams, or the St. Louis Cardinals, at the applicant's



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1option. The Secretary may allow the plates to be issued as
2vanity or personalized plates under Section 3-405.1 of the
3Code. The Secretary shall prescribe stickers or decals as
4provided under 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
7registration fee. Of this fee, $25 shall be deposited into the
8Professional Sports Teams Education Fund and $15 shall be
9deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate
10Fund, to be used by the Secretary to help defray the
11administrative processing costs.
12    For each registration renewal period, a $27 fee, in
13addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be
14charged. Of this fee, $25 shall be deposited into the
15Professional Sports Teams Education Fund and $2 shall be
16deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate
18    (d) The Professional Sports Teams Education Fund is
19created as a special fund in the State treasury. The
20Comptroller shall order transferred and the Treasurer shall
21transfer all moneys in the Professional Sports Teams Education
22Fund to the Common School Fund every 6 months.
23(Source: P.A. 97-409, eff. 1-1-12; 97-914, eff. 1-1-13;
2498-463, eff. 8-16-13.)