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Take a look: New laws are in effect

newlaws 800Thirty-four new laws have taken effect so far in 2019 on a variety of issues, including the state's Fiscal 2020 budget and the Rebuild Illinois capital construction plan. Here are some new laws you may need to know about. Some of them were passed in the 100th General Assembly with 2019 effective dates, others were passed this year in the 101st General Assembly.

We will update this list as more laws are signed by the governor and take effect. You’ll be able to find it by clicking on the “New Laws” graphic in the right column of our website’s front page.

Here is a complete list of new laws.

 

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IMAGE Tom Cullerton applauds move to prevent Legionella outbreaks
Thursday, 18 July 2019
VILLA PARK—Illinois may soon have new regulations and rules in place to prevent water-borne illnesses like Legionnaires’ disease. A General...

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IMAGE New Holmes law overhauls child abuse reporting from psychiatric hospitals
Monday, 15 July 2019
SPRINGFIELD – After an October report from ProPublica revealed allegations of abuse and neglect of children at the Aurora Chicago Lakeshore...

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IMAGE Morrison law to require better preparation to treat students with epilepsy
Friday, 12 July 2019
SPRINGFIELD – Students with epilepsy will be better protected at school under a new law signed today by Gov. JB Pritzker and sponsored by State...

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IMAGE Bertino-Tarrant’s new law ensures reliable and experienced teachers in Illinois’ classrooms
Friday, 12 July 2019
PLAINFIELD – Illinois now has a new law in place to help address the teacher shortage by allowing retired teachers to return to the classroom...

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IMAGE Route 24 expansion improvements included in capital infrastructure plan
Thursday, 11 July 2019
PEORIA – Assistant Majority Leader Dave Koehler (D-Peoria) joined House Deputy Majority Leader Jehan Gordon-Booth and Gov. JB Pritzker to tout...

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