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January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

SB 1851 Provides that a prosecution for the offense of unauthorized video recording may be commenced within one year after the discovery of the offense by the victim of that offense

SB 1852 Allows a peace officer to conduct temporary questioning or make an arrest outside of his/her jurisdiction if the officer becomes aware of the immediate commission of a criminal offense

SB 1854 Amends the definition of "imprisonment" to include electronic home detention when an offender in the sheriff's custody is placed in an electronic home detention program; also establishes that placement in electronic home detention may satisfy the minimum term of imprisonment requirements

SB 1968 Allows certain criminal prosecution cases for theft and deception to use video conferencing on foundation testimony

SB 2231 Increases the criminal penalty for defacing property that memorializes police officers, firefighters, members of the Armed Forces, National Guard or veterans

HB 0923 Establishes new reporting requirements for construction contractors that make payments to entities that are not classified as employees

HB 2613 Establishes that unused money for capital projects must stay in the fund and cannot be used for any other purpose

HB 0064 Makes it illegal for schools to ask for/demand a student's social networking password without cause; requires parental notification for elementary and secondary school students

HB 0129 Permits school boards to designate the first Monday in October each year as "Bring Your Parents to School Day" to promote parental involvement

HB 0160 Extends the time period school districts (other than CPS) have to transfer money between specified funds;

HB 0490 Requires those seeking a Professional Educator License to pass a basic skills test after completing an educator preparation program (Instead of requiring the test before entering an educator preparation program)

HB 2675 Any public school sex-ed course offered to 6th-12th graders must cover both abstinence and contraception

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