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Statute Review: 625 ILCS 5/6-205 Mandatory Revocation of License or Permit

Updated: Jun 13

625 ILCS 5/6-205 requires a persons driving privileges be revoked for violation of certain offenses. This statute references other statutes by number instead of offense title, forcing the reader to do additional research. 625 ILCS 5/6-205 is interpreted below by name or title instead of citation only.



Reference Statute

Conviction for Following Traffic Offenses Cause a Mandatory Revocation of License or Permit

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(1)

Reckless Homicide resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle. 720 ILCS 5/9-3

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(2)

DUI offense in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-501

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(3)

Any felony offense under the laws of any state or the federal government in which a motor vehicle was used

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(4)

Leaving the scene of an accident involving death or personal injury in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-401

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(5)

Perjury or making a false affidavit or statement under oath to the Secretary of State relating to the ownership or operation of motor vehicles

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(6)

Three (3) convictions for reckless driving in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-503 within one (1) year

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(7)

A conviction for damaging or tampering with another motor vehicle in violation of 625 ILCS 5/4-102 if the person exercised control over the vehicle during the commission of the offense

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(8)

Drag racing in violation of 11-504 (which is now 625 ILCS 5/11-506)

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(9)

Violation of Chapter 8 (motor vehicles used for transportation or hire) 625 ILCS 5/8 or Chapter 9 (owners of for rent vehicles for hire) 625 ILCS 5/9

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(10)

Reckless conduct in violation of 720 ILCS 5/12-5 arising from the use of a motor vehicle

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(11)

Aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-204.1

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(12)

Driving a commercial vehicle with a suspended or revoked commercial driver's license in violation of 625 ILCS 5/6-507(b)(1)

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(13)

A second or subsequent violation of illegal transportation of alcohol in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-502 if (1) the driver was previously convicted of this offense and (2) the driver was under 21 years old at the time of the offense

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(14)

Street racing in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-506

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(15)

A second or subsequent conviction of driving while license revoked in violation of 625 ILCS 5/6-303, where reckless homicide is the basis for the revocation

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(16)

Any traffic offense that was the proximate cause of death of any person

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(17)

Parking in a handicap spot in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-1301.3

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(18)

A second or subsequent conviction for illegal possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, or cannabis, where the defendant was operating a motor vehicle.

625 ILCS 5/6-205(a)(19)

Passing a school bus in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-1414 where the violation was the proximate cause of death


Reference Statute

Violation of the Following Offenses Cause a Mandatory Revocation of License or Permit

​625 ILCS 5/6-205(b)(1)

Any minor adjudicated delinquent for a felony offense related to motor vehicles in violation of 625 ILCS 5/4-103

​625 ILCS 5/6-205(b)(2)

Any law of this state or any other state that requires a revocation or suspension of driving privileges

​625 ILCS 5/6-205(b)(3)

Any minor adjudicated delinquent for an offense determined to have been committed in furtherance of criminal activities of an organized gang in violation of 705 ILCS 405/5-710


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