HB 4334 is now before the Illinois Senate. The bill would take effect upon becoming law and, although the secretary of state’s office stopped mailing registration-renewal reminders in October 2015, it is not retroactive….”
A Unit Owner shared this link with us, after being nailed with a late fee and $60 ticket:
April 14,2016 By. Amy Korte
“The Illinois House has passed a bill to prohibit charging late fees to vehicle owners who renew their registration late due to the secretary of state’s suspension of mailed reminders.
The Illinois House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill April 12 prohibiting the secretary of state from charging fees to vehicle owners who renew their vehicle registration late due to the secretary of state’s suspension of mailed renewal notices. House Bill 4334 further provides that a vehicle owner who receives a ticket for expired license plates within one month of the plates’ expiration does not have to pay the fine if the plates expired during the period in which the secretary of state had suspended mailing vehicle-registration-reminder notices.