Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

SB 0092 Creates new licensing requirements for real estate auctions

SB 2101 Requires (under certain circumstances) a mobile home park's licensee or owner to disclose information regarding methamphetamine production to potential mobile home buyers

SB 2186 Amends Article 4A to provide that it shall continue to apply to remittance transfers that are outside of EFTA coverage

SB 2243 Excludes electricity from being classified as tangible personal property for purposes of Illinois' sales tax

SB 2255 Allows the Coal Mining Act to allow the Office of Mines and Minerals to administer a mine electrician certification program 

SB 2306 Allows an employer to obtain account information or access an employee's social networking website if the account is a professional account and the access is necessary for the employer to comply with certain laws

SB 2339 Requires joint insurance pools to file an opinion by an independent actuary that the pool's reserves are adequate for the payment of claims with the Director of the Dept. of Insurance

HB 2473 Courts may not use officers to bring a defendant hearing (a "body attachment order") for failure to pay child support

HB 3128 Strips parental rights from fathers when the child is conceived by sexual assault

SB 1044 Makes a variety of changes to the code of civil procedure Civil Law

SB 1207 Allows accused perpetrators under the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act to ask DCFS to amend or remove their report if they were found not guilty; provides for hearings and changes the deadline for filing

SB 1287 Prohibits felons who threatened or harmed minors from becoming the guardians of disabled people

SB 1399 Takes out the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse cases concerning the awarding of damages going forward

SB 1606 Specifies how condominium associations can change their governing rules 

SB 1912 Makes certain changes regarding settlements in actions for money damages; specifically requiring a settling defendant to pay all sums due under a settlement agreement within 21 days after the plaintiff returns the executed release

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