Illinois Bar Journal

July 2013Volume 101Number 7Page 336

Illinois Law Update:

By students of the University of Illinois College of Law

Vehicle seizures expanded to out-of-state drivers. PA 097-0984

(Effective January 1, 2013)

Drivers with out-of-state licenses revoked or suspended for driving while intoxicated, hit and run, reckless homicide, or various other statutory suspensions are now subject to Illinois' provisions for seizure and forfeiture. Illinois law enforcement may seize any car operated by a person whose driver's license has been suspended or revoked for the reasons listed above, including all similar provisions under the law of another state.