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92_SB0040 LRB9200704DHpk 1 AN ACT to amend the Illinois Vehicle Code by changing 2 Section 3-633. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by 6 changing Section 3-633 as follows: 7 (625 ILCS 5/3-633) 8 Sec. 3-633. Universal Charitable Organization license 9 plate. 10 (a) In addition to any other special license plate, the 11 Secretary, upon receipt of all applicable fees and 12 applications made in the form prescribed by the Secretary of 13 State, may issue Universal Charitable Organization license 14 plates to residents of Illinois on behalf of organizations 15 that meet the requirements of Title 26, Section 501(c)(3) of 16 the United States Code formed for any bona fide charitable, 17 benevolent, philanthropic, or patriotic purpose. The 18 Secretary of State may prescribe rules establishing 19 additional eligibility criteria for charitable organizations 20 under this Section. The special Universal Charitable 21 Organization plate issued under this Section shall be affixed 22 only to passenger vehicles of the first division and motor 23 vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000 24 pounds. Plates issued under this Section shall expire 25 according to the staggered multi-year procedure established 26 by Section 3-414.1 of this Code. 27 (b) The design, color, and format of the plates shall be 28 wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State. The 29 plates are not required to designate "Land of Lincoln", as 30 prescribed in subsection (b) of Section 3-412 of this Code. 31 Charitable organizations deemed eligible by the Secretary of -2- LRB9200704DHpk 1 State shall design charitable decals to be affixed on plates 2 issued under this Section. The Secretary may prescribe rules 3 governing the requirements and approval of charitable decals. 4 (c) Except as provided in subsection (d), an applicant 5 shall be charged a $15 fee for original issuance in addition 6 to the applicable registration fee. This additional fee 7 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special 8 License Plate Fund. Except as provided in subsection (d), for 9 each registration renewal period, a $2 fee, in addition to 10 the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged and shall 11 be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License 12 Plate Fund. Charitable organizations may establish a fee for 13 the purchase of their charitable decal and shall report by 14 July 31 of each year to the Secretary of State Vehicle 15 Services Department the sticker fee, the number of charitable 16 decals sold, the total revenue received from the sale of 17 charitable decals during the previous fiscal year, and any 18 other information deemed necessary by the Secretary of State. 19 (d) For any applicant eligible to receive U.S. Veteran 20 license plates under Section 3-638 and also eligible to 21 receive person with disabilities license plates under 22 subsection (a) of Section 3-616, the additional fees 23 prescribed under subsection (c) of this Section shall be 24 $7.50 for original issuance and $1 for registration renewal. 25 (Source: P.A. 89-564, eff. 7-1-97; 90-14, eff. 7-1-97.) 26 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 27 becoming law.
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