Tank has no Illinois license and an Illinois I.D. card was not mentioned. It has been stated he is unable to get a Firearms Owner Identification card (FOID) because he can't get his IL. DL till 2008? Tank was said to live in Illinois where a Search Warrant was enforced, an arrest made and weapons removed? Tank was recruited in 2004. Was Tank on probation at the time of the warrant and also living with a Felon? What are the factors here on rule of probation, Felon, weapons, FOID, IL. Driver Licenses and State ID Cards? Three arrests in 18 mths.
Were going to downsize here and ask you, what exactly is considered living in IL?
December 19, 2006: Report: Bears Hold On To Tank Johnson
December 18, 2006: Police: Man Harassed 'Tank' Prior To Bodyguard's Shooting
December 18, 2006: Report: Photographer Present During Ice Bar Shooting
December 17, 2006: Tailgaiting Fans Have Say
December 15, 2006: Tank Talks, Apologizes To Team
December 15, 2006: Tank Johnson Charged After Police Raid Home
Which exemption below if any fits Tank Johnson of the Bears?
Sometimes you may drive in Illinois without a valid Illinois driver’s license. You are exempt if you:
move to Illinois and have a valid driver’s license from your home state or country. You may
drive with that license for 90 days.
do not live in Illinois, but are driving in Illinois. You must have a valid driver’s license from your home state or country.
are an out-of-state student at a college or university. You may drive with a valid license from your home state or country. This also applies to your spouse and children.
are on active duty for the Armed Forces. You may drive with a valid license from your home state. This also applies to your spouse and children.
have been serving in the Armed Forces outside the United States but are a legal resident of Illinois. You may drive the first 45 days of your return without any license.
are employed by the U.S. government or are a member of the Armed Forces. You do not need a valid Illinois license if you are on official business and driving a vehicle owned by or leased to the government.
are operating a road machine temporarily on the roadway or operating a farm tractor between the farm buildings and nearby farmland. No license is needed.
ILLINOIS MILITARY DEFERRAL
Chapter 95 1/2, Section 6-115(d) states in part: "A resident of Illinois who is a member of the Armed Forces on active duty stationed outside the State of Illinois, his or her spouse and/or children living with them, may legally drive with their expired Illinois driver's license until the licensee returns to Illinois and for 45 days after discharge or reassignment to a military base in Illinois." Retain this card to accompany your license while serving outside the State of Illinois.