The Majority Report 07/08/19 - Take a look: New laws are in effect


Take a look: New laws are in effect

New Illinois Laws

With another legislative session complete, new laws are taking effect.

These new laws will have an impact on many Illinoisans' daily lives.

Do you drive and use a cell phone? Are you a smoker? Do you have a child in school? Are you or is someone you know getting married?

Then you'll want to click here to learn about some new laws that recently took effect.

You can also click here for a complete list of new laws.

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:


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Senator Rachelle Crowe, Alton: Gov. Pritzker joins Crowe in Metro East to celebrate capital legislation | Riverbender

Senator Toi Hutchinson, Chicago Heights: Illinois set to expunge up to 770,000 marijuana convictions | HuffPost

Senator Terry Link, Indian Creek: Waukegan celebrates casino, investments in Lake County with Gov. Pritzker | Chicago Tribune

Senator Andy Manar, Bunker Hill: State pays $4.7 million to struggling independent pharmacies | The State Journal-Register

Senator Heather Steans, Chicago: “The Gold Standard”: Lessons from Illinois on cannabis legalization | Forbes

Senator Patricia Van Pelt, Chicago: Illinois State Senator plans legislation to prevent misidentification | CBS 2 Chicago


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