Shelbyville Daily Union

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January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

SB 1953 Redefines "net income" for the purpose of Public/Private Venture (PPV) Housing 

 HB 0049 Prohibits the sale of devices that steal credit card information 

HB 0188 Tanning is not permitted for anyone under the age of 18 

HB 0576 Requires water utilities with greater than 15,000 customers to notify customers of potential bill impacts, previous rate increases, dates of increases, options to install separate water and sewer meters and water conservation tips

HB 1323 Allows IDFPR to set fines under the Payday Loan Reform Act and Consumer Installment Loan Act

HB 1327 Extends the period that certain information must be posted on physician's public profiles from five to 10 years

HB 1545 Prohibits title insurance agents from having felony convictions for theft or dishonesty

HB 3300 Requires insurance providers to send claims notices to a different address at a patient's request if mailing confidential medical information to the policyholder's address could endanger the patient

HB 3380 Allows the parent or guardian of a minor or the court-appointed guardian of a person with a disability to request a freeze on the dependent's credit report

SB 1639 Allows the buyer of a pet with an undisclosed illness to receive a refund, a replacement or reimbursement for reasonable veterinary costs; requires pet shops to report disease outbreaks

SB 1829 Requires the disclosure of fees for reloadable prepaid cards to be done in written or electronic form

HB 0131 Requires law enforcement to record certain info on persons in which a stun gun or taser was used and shall report that data bi-annually

HB 0181 Additional child pornography fines remitted to the state police, not the treasurer

HB 0801 Extends aggravated assault to an attack on an on-duty nurse, makes it a Class 3 felony

HB 0804 Creates the offense "failure to report sexual abuse of a child;" expands the definition of sexual penetration

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