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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 Stadelman votes to end time change in Illinois
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Steve Stadelman (D-Rockford) voted on legislation today that would make daylight saving time the year-round standard....

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IMAGE Senate approves Manar legislation to make daylight saving time permanent
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate today approved legislation sponsored by State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) aimed at making daylight saving...

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Tuesday, 12 November 2019
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IMAGE Morrison: Lawmakers should strive for transparency, disclosure and higher standards of conduct
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
SPRINGFIELD – In an effort to provide more transparency among elected officials, State Senator Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) filed a measure that...

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IMAGE Bush allows Lake County jurors to donate earnings to Children’s Advocacy Center
Friday, 08 November 2019
SPRINGFIELD – Jurors in Lake County will continue to have the option to donate their compensation to the Lake County Children’s Advocacy Center...

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