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Interesting new lawscarouselOn behalf of the Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus, we want to wish you a happy and healthy holiday season and a prosperous new year.

As 2020 comes to a close, we’re looking ahead to the measures taking effect Jan. 1, 2021. In the new year, diabetes patients can expect lower out-of-pocket insulin costs, survivors of domestic violence can conceal their personal information from their abusers, and more—read the full list of new laws:

Bill Number Sponsor Description
HB 2708 Munoz Creates a process for using DNA to attempt to identify and locate a missing person
HB 2818 Glowiak Hilton Allows sexual assault and stalking survivors to participate in an attorney general-managed address confidentiality program
SB 0667 Manar Creates consumer price caps for insulin for many in-state insurance providers
SB 0687 Hutchinson Would have created income tax brackets, had the Fair Tax amendment passed

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We also want to draw attention to some laws you might have missed during this unprecedented year, including new road safety measures and a more inclusive, civic-minded curriculum for public school students.  

Take a look at these recent legislative highlights below.

 

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