Sec. 1055.20 - Application for Participation

ยง 1055.20. Application for Participation

a) Any resident of Illinois who is a registered owner of a motor vehicle of the First Division or of the Second Division under 8,000 pounds may participate in the "B.A.T." program.

b) Requests for consent forms can be made by telephone to 1-800-608-0561 or in writing to:

BEAT AUTO THEFT PROGRAM

Illinois Secretary of State

Department of Police

324 West Monroe

Springfield, Illinois 62756

Consent forms will also be made available to local law enforcement agencies and Driver's Services facilities for dissemination.

c) A separate consent form provided by the Secretary of State will be required for each vehicle to be registered with the "B.A.T." Program. Only consent forms provided by the Secretary of State will be accepted.

d) Consent forms shall be returned to the Secretary of State at the address given in subsection (b) above accompanied by check or money order made payable to the "Secretary of State" in the amount of $5.00 (five dollars) per consent form.

e) Upon verification of the applicant's information, the Secretary of State Police Inquiry Unit (P.I.U.) will assign a decal number to the applicant's registered vehicle and return mail a registration receipt form and decal to the applicant.

f) P.I.U. will indicate that the vehicle/registered owner is participating in the "B.A.T." Program by "tagging" the Secretary of State Vehicle Registration file.

g) Decal shall be affixed to the registered vehicle in the following manner:

1) On a First Division vehicle; in the lower left corner (driver's side) of the rear windshield.

2) On a Second Division vehicle; in the lower left corner (driver's side) of the rear windshield.

3) On a Second Division vehicle with no back window exposed; in the lower right hand corner of the driver's side window.

4) On a motorcycle; on the left side of the front fork.

5) Any other vehicle; as prescribed on a case by case basis by the Secretary of State.

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