Illinois Joint Committee on Administrative Rules Approves Tiebreaker Rules; Dispensary Licenses to be Issued in Coming Weeks CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced today that permanent rules have been... Read More.
The Illinois High School Association released regulations for the next stage of high school athletics amid the COVID-19 pandemic. There can’t be any contact drills or physical contact between athletes and everyone must wear masks, but they’re still determining if that includes those outside... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – Today, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) filed emergency rules mandating long-term care facilities comply with infection control practices, including testing all residents and staff for COVID-19. Each facility will be required to develop and implement a testing plan to better protect... Read More.
Encourages residents to use online services during office closures through April 30 due to COVID-19 Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today his office filed emergency rules extending expiration dates for driver’s licenses, identification (ID) cards, vehicle registrations and other transactions and... Read More.
Springfield, IL – The Illinois State Police filed emergency rules this week to address renewals of Firearm Owner Identification and Concealed Carry Licenses during the COVID-19 epidemic. These rules are designed to provide FOID card holders and CCL relief from the renewal requirements during the effects of... Read More.
State Representative Darren Bailey is encouraging constituents, including local gun dealers and what he calls Second Amendment defenders to express their opinions about proposed rules and regulations. The public comment period is currently under way on those newly proposed rules for gun sales issued... Read More.
The Pets at Risk organization is announcing new rules for those families who take part in their pet food handouts. As of September 1st, Pets at Risk will be giving out pet food on Wednesdays at 10am. The new location is in rural Carmi... Read More.
By unanimous vote, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) today issued a Second Notice Order in a rule which would make significant changes to the marketing guidelines retail electric suppliers must follow in Illinois. Following electricity price spikes during the “polar vortex” winter... Read More.
A new Illinois General Assembly will be sworn in next week, but when it comes to legislative business in Springfield the same old rules still apply. A new report released today by the nonpartisan Illinois Policy Institute takes a deep dive into legislative rules in... Read More.
The Illinois Supreme Court has adopted six new rules to establish a regulatory framework for a new state law that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. Supreme Court Rules 585, 586, 587, 588, 589 and 590 were created in response... Read More.