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 3223 Requires contractors to submit certain payroll records to the Dept. of Labor, including wage information, overtime rates, fringe benefit rates, and the sponsor and administrator of fringe benefit plans

SB 1568 Provides for the imposition of fees to the Department of Labor when an employer is ordered to pay wages, final compensation or wage supplements; Provides the amount of the fee to increase based on the amount of unpaid wages

SB 1830 Clarifies that the Illinois Labor Relations Board shall have the authority, not the obligation, to set compensation levels and establish procedures for suspension or dismissal of mediators selected by state and local panels

HB 0438 Allows Hamilton County to use the tax for emergency ambulance service to pay for 911 services; subject to voter referendum

HB 0983 Changes the backdoor referendum petition requirements for certain bonding decisions downstate

HB 2239 Allows a sanitary district that missed a deadline to appoint a trustee  

HB 2856 Requires the Illinois Commerce Commission to create and publish a navigable directory of 911 systems and all local emergency response authorities

SB 1826 Allows municipalities to accept documents with an electronic signature

SB 1869 Provides the corporate authorities of cities and villages must also maintain storm sewers, detention basins and retention basins for drainage purposes

SB 1950 Allows any level of local government to invest in another unit of government's bonds

SB 1534 Allows individuals who opt into a state or local government's deferred compensation program to participate in Roth IRAs and rollover plans

HB 0083 Puts requirements in place for lawfully tethering a dog outdoors Public Safety

HB 0702 Creates exemption and rules for used needles to be disposed Public Safety

HB 3081 Creates a $50 mandatory minimum fine for littering Public Safety

HB 3388 Provides a training program in animal fighting awareness and humane response for law enforcement officers; includes nonlethal techniques for subduing dogs

SB 0722 Allows people at wineries to seal and take home one bottle of opened wine

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    July 24, 2014

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    July 24, 2014

  • Shelbyville Edward Jones office to collect school supplies Tad Mayhall, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Shelbyville, is supporting the Shelbyville schools by using his office as a drop-off location for a school supplies drive.Local residents and businesses may help by bringing in items to the Edward Jon

    July 24, 2014

  • SMHGirls Night Out on Know Your Medications SHELBYVILLE, IL, – According to the National Health Institute, close to 40% of Americans receive prescriptions for four or more medications. Medication is a powerful tool in a healthcare professional’s tool kit, but when combined with over-the-counte

    July 21, 2014

  • Correction

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

    July 21, 2014

  • Findlay Walleye Festival begins Friday A variety of entertainment for the whole family beckons visitors to the annual Findlay Walleye Festival this weekend.The Festival begins at 4 p.m. Friday evening with music by Jim Allen and Country Classics with Kelsey Beard and Curt Wooters, followe

    July 21, 2014

  • 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

    July 21, 2014

  • School Board approves engineering, bonds resolutions for HVAC system With $3.205 million in bonds sold, the Shelbyville Board of Education approved and signed the resolution providing for the issuance of the bonds to begin work toward the new HVAC system at the High School building.David Pistorius of First Midstate In

    July 21, 2014

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    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

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