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 3029 Allows the notice of a release of a prisoner that had a felony charge to be emailed to the state's attorney, sheriff, etc.

HB 3038 Parents/guardians cannot be sued for eavesdropping on electronic communications of minors in their care 

HB 3061 Allows convicted criminals to petition the courts to seal the records of a variety of non-violent crimes

HB 3172 Removes state's attorneys from the list of parties that can object to a continuance in a case involving a minor

SB 0039 If someone is arrested for a violent crime the judge can confiscate their passport if granted bail 

SB 1005 Creates harsher sentences for criminals accused of using electronic communications to create flash mobs

SB 1006 Requires law enforcement to tape juveniles during interrogations relating to certain violent crimes

SB 1170 Prohibits owning poached or illegally taken animals or parts of animals if it is illegal to take the animal in the jurisdiction it was taken from

SB 1192 Allows the Department of Juvenile Justice to provide aftercare services offered by the pilot program to paroled juveniles statewide

SB 1609 Includes threatening a human service provider under the offense of threatening a public official

SB 1620 Makes it illegal to wantonly waste or destroy usable meat from game animals

SB 1735 Increases the penalty for driving on a revoked or suspended license and causing an accident that causes bodily harm

SB 1814 Adds child abduction involving luring of a child to the list of offenses for which evidence of the prior commission of that offense or other enumerated offenses may be introduced at trial to prove a propensity of the accused

SB 1843 Clarifies how probation fees are collected when a case is transferred from one jurisdiction to another

SB 1849 Requires alleged drunken drivers who are in an accident that causes death or injury to cover the cost of blood tests up to $500

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