Bill Text: IL HB0280 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, instead of a distinctive electric vehicle registration plate, the Secretary may require an electric vehicle decal to be displayed on any registration plate otherwise available for motor vehicles of the same class as the electric vehicle.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-03 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins [HB0280 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2021-HB0280-Introduced.html


102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB0280

Introduced , by Rep. Jonathan Carroll

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
625 ILCS 5/3-805 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-805

Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, instead of a distinctive electric vehicle registration plate, the Secretary may require an electric vehicle decal to be displayed on any registration plate otherwise available for motor vehicles of the same class as the electric vehicle.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning transportation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
5changing Section 3-805 as follows:
6 (625 ILCS 5/3-805) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-805)
7 Sec. 3-805. Electric vehicles. The Until January 1, 2020,
8the owner of a motor vehicle of the first division or a motor
9vehicle of the second division weighing 8,000 pounds or less
10propelled by an electric engine and not utilizing motor fuel,
11may register such vehicle for a fee not to exceed $35 for a
122-year registration period. The Secretary may, in his
13discretion, prescribe that electric vehicle registration
14plates be issued for an indefinite term, such term to
15correspond to the term of registration plates issued
16generally, as provided in Section 3-414.1. In no event may the
17registration fee for electric vehicles exceed $18 per
18registration year. Beginning on January 1, 2020, the
19registration fee for these vehicles shall be equal to the fee
20set forth in Section 3-806 for motor vehicles of the first
21division, other than Autocycles, Motorcycles, Motor Driven
22Cycles, and Pedalcycles. In addition to the registration fees,
23the Secretary shall assess an additional $100 per year in lieu

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1of the payment of motor fuel taxes. $1 of the additional fees
2shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special
3Services Fund and the remainder of the additional fees shall
4be deposited into the Road Fund. The Secretary, in the
5Secretary's discretion, may prescribe that electric vehicle
6registration plates be issued for an indefinite term, such
7term to correspond to the term of registration plates issued
8generally, as provided in Section 3-414.1. Instead of a
9distinctive electric vehicle registration plate, the Secretary
10may require an electric vehicle decal to be displayed on any
11registration plate otherwise available for motor vehicles of
12the same class as the electric vehicle.
13(Source: P.A. 101-32, eff. 6-28-19.)
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