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Public Act 102-0796


 

Public Act 0796 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0796
 
HB5078 EnrolledLRB102 25488 RAM 34776 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 3-664 as follows:
 
    (625 ILCS 5/3-664)
    Sec. 3-664. Gold Star license plates. Upon proper
application, the Secretary of State shall issue registration
plates designated as Gold Star license plates to any Illinois
resident who is the surviving widow or widower, to each parent
who is an Illinois resident, and to each Illinois resident who
is a child, stepchild, child through adoption, brother,
half-brother, sister, or half-sister, widower, sibling,
daughter, son, or parent of a person who served in the Armed
Forces of the United States and lost his or her life while in
service whether in peacetime or war. The surviving widow or
widower, each of the parents, and each child, stepchild, child
through adoption, brother, half-brother, sister, or
half-sister and each surviving parent, daughter, son, and
sibling shall be issued one or more sets of registration
plates. Registration plates issued under this Section shall be
for first division vehicles and second division vehicles of
8,000 pounds or less. The Secretary may, in his or her
discretion, allow the plates to be issued as vanity or
personalized plates in accordance with Section 3-405.1 of this
Code. No registration fee shall be required from a surviving
widows, widowers, parents, or children of persons widow,
widower, or parent of a person who served in the Armed Forces
of the United States: and lost his or her life while in service
while in wartime.
        (1) who lost their lives during World War I, World War
    II, or during any subsequent period of armed hostilities
    in which the United States was engaged before July 1,
    1958;
        (2) who lost or lose their lives after June 30, 1958:
    while engaged in military operations involving conflict
    with an opposing foreign force; or while serving with
    friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict in
    which the United States is not a belligerent party against
    an opposing armed force; or
        (3) who lost or lose their lives after March 28, 1973,
    as a result of: an international terrorist attack against
    the United States or a foreign nation friendly to the
    United States, recognized as such an attack by the
    Secretary of Defense; or military operations while serving
    outside the United States (including the commonwealths,
    territories, and possessions of the United States) as part
    of a peacekeeping force.
(Source: P.A. 102-106, eff. 1-1-22.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2023