Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

SB 0923 Establishes that school districts may elect to have cameras on their school buses to track drivers who pass stopped school buses that have their arms extended

HB 1206 Exempts property owned by the executive board of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System from taxation

HB 3157 Allows various changes to how businesses file tax returns with Illinois

SB 1737 Allows county tax collectors to collect and assess fees on unpaid taxes that were not collected due to administrative error

SB 1772 Imposes a 5% tax on automobile rentals for periods of less than one year with a corresponding exemption from sales tax for these vehicles

HB 0948 Requires the Department on Aging to establish a centralized Adult Protective

Services Helpline to report abuses; consolidates investigations of abuse of the elderly and adults with disabilities under Aging

HB 0198 Creates the Illinois Police K-9 Memorial Fund, allows for the issuance of memorial license plates and allows distribution of the money in the fund to pay for the construction of a police K-9 memorial monument

HB 0981 Expands the Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund board of directors to include two

additional public members appointed by the director of Insurance

HB 1462 CDB must update the Illinois accessibility code to incorporate 2010 ADA standards State

HB 1552 Removes requirements on Dept of Insurance to mail quarterly invoices to companies

HB 1683 Whenever a state mental health facility or developmental disabilities center is closed, DHS must transfer funds from the closed facility to the appropriate line item providing funds for the new venue

HB 1773 Common Interest Community Association may not enter into a contract with certain board members

HB 1854 Requires flags to be flown at half-staff for EMS workers killed in the line of duty

HB 2423 Exempts doctors from facility regulations if their practice is in an existing hospital/medical facility

HB 2947 Requires the budget to indicate if there is a surplus, deficit or if it is balanced, based off of estimates; also must include estimate of unrefunded tax overpayments

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