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 2768 Increases the interaction between a school's principal and law enforcement agencies involving gang activities

HB 3070 Extends teacher and counselor training to include signs of mental illness

HB 3190 Requires proof of meningitis vaccination for students entering 6th and 12th grade

SB 1762 Makes several changes to mandates and evaluations of teachers resulting from SB 7

HB 0226 Allows 17-year-olds to vote in a primary if they will be 18 by the following general election

HB 1745 Limits electrical aggregation opt-out referendums to unincorporated parts of counties that lack an electrical aggregation ordinance

HB 2036 Requires the IEPA to establish maximum time limits for processing permit applications

HB 3243 Adds cigarettes to the legal definition of litter

SB 0105 Allows electric utilities to provide market settlement service

SB 0850 Grants a temporary exemption for a specific landscape and food waste processor

from pollution control facility statutes

SB 1925 Requires the IEPA to consider past actions of an asphalt shingle recycling company before issuing permits; prohibits issuing permits in cases where an owner/operator has a history of environmental neglect

SB 2226 Forbids landfill owners from accepting asphalt shingles for disposal when there is a recycling center within 25 miles of the landfill

HB 2943 Requires lobbyists to disclose their ultimate employers

HB 2955 Requires the state budget to be published in its entirety on GOMB's website within 60 days of enactment

SB 2380 Prohibits state grant recipients and their employees from knowingly using grant

funds for political activities or to compensate for time spent on political work

HB 2659 If the courts determine a child needs to be placed in foster care, it does not

constitute a judicial determination on the merits of an administrative appeal

HB 2809 Updates definitions of interstate and inter-county adoptions

HB 2992 Parents in a joint-custody relationship must first offer the other parent the option of temporarily caring for a child before seeking third-party child care

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