Veterans' handicapped parking law signed by Quinn

VILLA PARK - A plan that allows veterans with disabilities to get a handicapped parking designation with less difficulty has been signed into law.

On Tuesday, the legislation was signed by Governor Pat Quinn in Villa Park.  Under the new law, veterans with permanent disabilities will not have to submit documentation through a doctor every year to receive a special license plate or a handicapped parking designation.

The new law will take effect next year.

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