2016 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 30 - FINANCE
30 ILCS 610/ - State Vehicle Identification Act.
(30 ILCS 610/0.01) (from Ch. 127, par. 133e)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the State Vehicle Identification Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)
(30 ILCS 610/1) (from Ch. 127, par. 133e1)
Sec. 1. For the purposes of this Act: "Department" means the Department of Central Management Services or other agency succeeding to the operation and administration of the state garages;
"Vehicle" means any motor vehicle belonging to the State of Illinois or any agency, board, commission, branch or department thereof or controlled thereby, including automobiles, motorcycles, trucks and other types of automotive equipment.
(Source: P.A. 82-789.)
(30 ILCS 610/2) (from Ch. 127, par. 133e2)
Sec. 2. All vehicles not exempt from identification by Section 4 of this Act shall be identified by a special registration plate.
(Source: P.A. 83-449.)
(30 ILCS 610/3) (from Ch. 127, par. 133e3)
Sec. 3. Every agency, board, commission, branch or department of this State or controlled by officers of this State, possessing, operating or controlling vehicles shall insure that such vehicles are properly identified by affixing the special registration plate at the first registration period following the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1979. Such agencies, boards, commissions, branches and departments shall arrange for the replacement of missing registration plates when necessary in order that vehicles at all times be clearly identified as belonging to the State of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 81-449.)
(30 ILCS 610/4) (from Ch. 127, par. 133e4)
Sec. 4. This Act shall not apply to vehicles used by elective State officers, by executive heads of State agencies and departments, by presidents of colleges or universities placed under control of officers of this State, or by any employee of a State agency or department in the performance of investigative services exclusively when the executive head thereof has requested an exception in writing, and such exception has been approved in writing by the Department, on the basis that the identification would hamper the individual employee in the routine performance of his investigative duties. A record, open to public inspection, shall be kept by the Department of all such exceptions approved by it.
This Act shall not apply to vehicles assigned to the use of the Department of State Police and the Division of Law Enforcement of the Department of Natural Resources, and the executive heads thereof shall have within their discretion determination of the type of markings or identification, if any, to be affixed to vehicles assigned to said Department or Division nor shall this Act apply to vehicles assigned to the use of Secretary of State police officers.
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)
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