Skip to comments.State of Illinois Public Act 095-0320 (Boy Scout and Girl Scout License Plates)
Posted on 08/23/2007 12:46:10 PM PDT by RonF
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding Section 5.675 as follows:
(30 ILCS 105/5.675 new) Sec. 5.675. The Boy Scout and Girl Scout Fund.
Section 10. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding Section 3-664 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/3-664 new) Sec. 3-664. Boy Scout and Girl Scout license plates. (a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in the form prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special registration plates designated to be Boy Scout and Girl Scout plates.
(c) The Secretary may issue Boy Scout plates bearing the Eagle Scout badge only to an applicant who provides written proof of Eagle Scout rank, in the form of appropriate documentation from the National Boy Scout Council. The Secretary shall make these plates available to qualified applicants. (d) The Secretary may issue Girl Scout plates bearing the symbol of the Gold Award only to an applicant who provides written proof of Gold Award status, in the form of appropriate documentation from the National Office of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. The Secretary shall make these plates available to qualified applicants. (e) An applicant shall be charged a $40 fee for original issuance in addition to the appropriate registration fee, if applicable. Of this fee, $25 shall be deposited into the Boy Scout and Girl Scout Fund as created by this Section and $15 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund to be used by the Secretary to help defray the administrative processing costs. For each registration renewal period a $27 fee, in addition to the appropriate registration fee, shall be charged. Of this fee, $25 shall be deposited into the Boy Scout and Girl Scout Fund and $2 shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund. (f) The Boy Scout and Girl Scout Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. All moneys in the Boy Scout and Girl Scout Fund shall, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly and approval by the Secretary, be paid as grants, to be divided between the Illinois divisions of the Boys Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. on a pro rata basis, according to the number of each type of plate sold. Grants shall be made to the county division in which the plates are sold.
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January 1, 2008.
Wait till Lambda Legal hears about this. Since the Boy Scouts “discriminate” against homosexual leaders, they are a worthless organization per the gay groups.
Oh, boy, look out! The homosexuals are gonna sue over that one!
The ACLU will never allow this...the Scouts discriminate against moral relativism.
Actually, several other states already do this, so if Lambda Legal or the ACLU plan to sue you’d think they would have already done so.
If you could ping the list, sir, I’d appreciate it.