List of New Illinois Laws that take effect as of January 1, 2015

List of New Illinois Laws that take effect as of January 1, 2015.

Real Estate - Homeowner damage disclosure – Those selling homes MUST NOW DISCLOSE

ANY AND ALL KNOWN DOOR AND WINDOW DAMAGE.

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http://wgntv.com/2014/12/30/full-list-of-new-illin...

Dozens of new and revised laws take effect in Illinois on Jan. 1, 2015.

Here are some of the highlights:

  • E-Cigs - E-Cigarettes must be kept behind store counters and vapor refills must come in child-proof packaging.
  • Increased speed limits - The speed limit on tollways and interstates increases to 70 miles per hour, 60 miles per hour for semis.
  • Traffic stops - There will be no ticket quote for police, and your driver’s license will also not be held as bond anymore when issued a ticket.
  • Pregnancy in the workplace - Pregnant women in the workplace must now be provided reasonable accommodations, including frequent bathroom breaks and time to pump.
  • Homeowner damage disclosure – Those selling homes must now disclose any and all known door and window damage.
  • Beer tax will now be extended to hard ciders.
  • Medical marijuana for seizures – Children with seizures will now qualify for a medical marijuana oral-liquid to treat epilepsy.

Click here for the full list of laws.

Monica Mancano

Monica Mancano

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