Shelbyville Daily Union

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January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

HB 2641 Allows fire department vehicles to have permanent registration license plates

HB 2695 Requires the state to purchase vehicles that are electric or powered by natural gas after Jan. 1, 2016; provides for the construction of charging stations and requires that 25% of state police vehicles must use alternative fuels

HB 2754 Creates National Wild Turkey Federation and Curing Childhood Cancer license plates; fees go to respective funds

HB 2773 Creates a graduated payment schedule based on previous year's sales for the Car Dealer Recovery Trust Fund fee

HB 2777 EMS vehicle renewals may be at least every 4 years and require annual inspections Transportation

HB 2822 Creates Alzheimer's Awareness license plates; fees go to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association

HB 3367 Exempts bicycles from the prohibition on 2 wheeled devices passing on the right of another vehicle not propelled by human power

SB 0925 Removes limits on how long employers can require an employee to operate a motor vehicle

SB 1214 Allows the Toll Highway Authority to publish the names of toll violators if they owe more than $1000 and after other avenues to collect have been taken

SB 1294 Reduces penalty for operating a vehicle without a certificate of safety to a $95$250 fine unless an accident occurred

SB 1383 Creates Nurses license plates; fees go to the Illinois Nurses Foundation Fund

SB 1439 Creates American Red Cross license plates; fees go to the American Red Cross Fund

SB 1479 Allows secretary of state to revoke someone's driver's license for operating a watercraft under the influence of alcohol; requires BAC testing if an accident occurs

SB 1524 Pre-empts home rule for regulating window tints

SB 1530 Prevents low-speed/non-highway vehicles from crossing interstates or toll roads; clarifies that small, non-motor racing boats are not required to have floatation devices

SB 1828 Allows the secretary of state to collect a delinquent vehicle dealer transfer fee

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    In the story "Eagle Scout rebuilds Illini Trail bridge" (July 18), the carpenter who helped on the project was Doug Martin, not Doug Hall.

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  • Art Show to feature young artists Emerging young artists from Millikin and the immediate Shelbyville area will open their show of work at Flourishes Gallery and Studios in downtown Shelbyville on Saturday afternoon, July 26 from 1-4 p.m. The public is invited to view and visit with

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    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

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    July 17, 2014

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  • BCCH Baseball Meeting The Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick Jr. High and High School Baseball Teams will have an organizational meeting Tuesday/ July 22 at the Beecher City Grade School. Jr. High meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. High School meeting will be at 6:00 p.m.

    July 17, 2014

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