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Every year, January 1st marks the day that new laws take effect in the State of Illinois. The new laws cover a wide range of areas, including: police, pets, drunk drivers, teen drinking, intoxicants, health, hunting, breastfeeding, the elderly, schools, divorce, child custody, driving violations, animal cruelty, and more.
As local Oak Lawn attorneys, we at Rouhy J. Shalabi & Associates wish to remind you that your local municipalities also enact new laws and ordinances throughout the year. You can view all pending ordinances in the Village of Oak Lawn here.
The following is a list of new Illinois laws. We have placed notable/interesting laws in bold, as a courtesy to anybody in a hurry.