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January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

HB 0821 When a court issues a certification of innocence it must also enter an expungment order with the state police

HB 0827 Requires state's attorneys to notify victims and their family members of their rights to testify at sentencing hearings

HB 0830 Allows default fees to include court costs

HB 0958 Increases the penalties for domestic battery if the defendant has prior convictions

HB 1063 Prosecution for certain sex crimes involving minor victims may commence at any time if corroborating physical evidence is available or a mandated reporter failed to report the crime

HB 1199 Prohibits using electronic tracking devices on vehicles without the consent of the owner or a legitimate law enforcement purpose

HB 1309 Increases the penalty for assault if one audio or video records the assault with the intent of disseminating the recording

HB 2404 Makes "minors" persons 17 and under instead of 16 and under for the purposes of delinquency and criminal records

HB 2471 Requires child sex slave victims' names, initials or descriptions to be disclosed in court records

HB 2590 Employers can seek an order of protection to protect an employee

HB 2647 Possession of each individual item of child pornography counts as a separate violation; allows judicial discretion on sentencing for child pornography involving minors over the age of 13

HB 2893 Creates a Crimes Against Police Advisory whenever a police officer is injured, killed or missing as a tool to locate the suspect or officer

HB 2905 Increases the penalty for unlawful clouding of title

HB 3010 Allows for second chance probation under the criminal code for those who are convicted of a drug charge and it is their first offense; this does not apply to violent offenders or crimes of deceptive practice or fraud

HB 3011 Removes statue of limitation for residential arson Criminal Law

HB 3023 Restricts child sex offenders from loitering within 500 feet of a publicly accessible playground on private property

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