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


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.