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Public Act 094-0093




Public Act 094-0093
HB0386 Enrolled LRB094 06004 DRH 36063 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
Section 3-623 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/3-623)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-623)
    Sec. 3-623. Purple Heart Plates. The Secretary, upon
receipt of an application made in the form prescribed by the
Secretary of State, may issue to recipients awarded the Purple
Heart by a branch of the armed forces of the United States who
reside in Illinois, special registration plates. The
Secretary, upon receipt of the proper application, may also
issue these special registration plates to an Illinois resident
who is the surviving spouse of a person who was killed in a
foreign war and was awarded the Purple Heart by a branch of the
armed forces of the United States. The special plates issued
pursuant to this Section should be affixed only to passenger
vehicles of the 1st division, including motorcycles, or motor
vehicles of the 2nd division weighing not more than 8,000
    The design and color of such plates shall be wholly within
the discretion of the Secretary of State. Appropriate
documentation, as determined by the Secretary, and the
appropriate registration fee shall accompany the application.
However, for an individual who has been issued Purple Heart
plates for a vehicle and who has been approved for benefits
under the Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax
Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act, the annual fee for
the registration of the vehicle shall be as provided in Section
3-806.3 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 92-82, eff. 1-1-02; 92-699, eff. 1-1-03; 93-846,
eff. 7-30-04.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2006