LOUISVILLE…State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is informing constituents of the newest laws to take effect at the beginning of the New Year and reminding everyone of the continuing mandated increase of the Illinois minimum wage law another dollar an hour starting January 1, 2021. One... Read More.
CIGNA Healthcare of IL, UnitedHealthcare, CIGNA Health and Life, HCSC, and Celtic found to be in violation of Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI) announced today fines totaling over $2 million for five major health... Read More.
Measures include tougher penalties for injuries caused by texting and driving Secretary of State Jesse White and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced two new laws that took effect July 1 which establish tougher penalties for drivers who seriously injure others while... Read More.
State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia)is reminding residents about more than 250 new laws that go into effect on January 1st. One of those new laws (public Act 101-55) is the doubling of fines on violators who drive around stopped school buses. First offense fines... Read More.
Starting in the new year more than 250 new laws will take effect in the state of Illinois. Several of the laws are to protect construction workers along state highways, including doubling the fines for someone who hits a construction worker. Starting January first,... Read More.
State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) is teaming up with the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition (IBIC) to present a FREE program designed for business owners, human resource directors, and legal compliance officers to learn about the changes in the Federal Government’s immigration policy. DATE: Thursday, February... Read More.
Laws taking effect January 1, 2018 1. Bail Reform Act of 2017 and State RICO Extension (SB 2034/PA 100-0001):Grants a right to counsel at bail hearings, provides for mandatory bail re-hearings on nonviolent offenses, and provides that any bail set should be non-monetary and that... Read More.
State Representative David Reis (R - Willow Hill) issued information on several new laws for 2017 this week. Reis is a member of the Downstate Sportsman’s Caucus and outlined the measures that will go into effect... Read More.
The new year brings new laws, and the Illinois State Police (ISP) would like to highlight a few that become effective January 1, 2017. In an effort to protect first responders, Scott’s Law, the “Move Over” law, requires... Read More.
As citizens throughout the state of Illinois ring in the New Year, nearly 200 laws will take effect. A significant number of the new laws target crime, make changes to the criminal justice system, seek to assist law enforcement, and advance safety provisions for... Read More.