Thursday, December 15, 2016 11:43 AM
- Van Pelt
- New Laws
- Top Ten
At the end of each year, we publish a list of new laws set to take effect on Jan. 1. While a great deal of the General Assembly’s focus in 2016 was on the ongoing Illinois budget stalemate and a stopgap budget to keep vital programs and services going, a variety of new laws regarding safety, ethics, criminal justice reform, and employment wages and benefits will become effective Jan. 1.
Here are our Top 10 New Illinois Laws for 2017. You may read a complete list of new laws with descriptions here.