IL HB1209 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 15 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2023-04-28 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Establishes the creation of a United States Space Force special license plate. Provides that the design, color, and format of the plates shall be wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State. Provides that the surviving spouse of a military service member who has been issued a United States Space Force license plate may retain the plate so long as the spouse is a resident of Illinois and transfers the registration to his or her name within 180 days of the death of the service member. Provides that an individual may reclass his or her registration or plate upon acquiring a Space Force license plate without a replacement plate fee or registration sticker cost. Provides that a vehicle owner who has been approved for benefits under the Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities Property Tax Relief Act or who is the spouse of such a person shall pay a $10 registration fee for vehicles displaying a Space Force license plate.

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Roll Calls

2023-03-15 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 108 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-04-28SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2023-04-12SenateAssigned to Transportation
2023-03-21SenateReferred to Assignments
2023-03-21SenateFirst Reading
2023-03-21SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
2023-03-21SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2023-03-21SenateArrive in Senate
2023-03-15HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
2023-03-14HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-14HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-14HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2023-02-22HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2023-02-22HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety; 010-000-000
2023-02-15HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety
2023-01-31HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-01-31HouseFirst Reading
2023-01-17HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dave Vella

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
62553-506Amended CodeCitation Text
62553-699.22New CodeSee Bill Text
62553-802Amended CodeCitation Text
62553-806.3Amended CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources

Bill Comments