Not everybody has a set yet is a long way off. But safety reasons make it necessary for the change in design. Some questions and answers:. In November , the Illinois Secretary of State announced the redesign, which moves a picture of Lincoln to the left side of the plate and includes outlines of the Chicago skyline, a barn and the state capitol. License plates gradually lose their reflectivity over time, so the state has updated its design from time to time.
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Photos, courtesy of the Illinois Secretary of State's office, show Illinois' first license plates from to selected others throughout the decades. A full list of license plates from Illinois can be found in this interactive from the Secretary of State. New plates — which ditch the fancy script used for "Illinois," replacing it with an all-caps, serif font — will start arriving in The new plates also features Abraham Lincoln off to the left side of the plate and a skyline with the Willis Tower and the state capitol in the background.
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Just as old license plates throughout the state are being replaced with plates having this new design, an East Dundee state rep wants to assign only one plate per car, but he's facing opposition. Illinois Secretary of State via AP. A bill proposed by East Dundee Republican Rep.