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2011 Brings New Laws, Many Changes

by Dixon Law Office

More than 670 new laws take effect on January 1, 2011. Some of the more extensive changes are in the Illinois Motor Vehicle Act. Laws regarding several special license plate statutes, railroad crossing sign and signals laws, instruction permits for minors, and commercial driver’s licenses were all amended. Penalties were added for certain violations of the Motor Vehicle Act. A list of just some of the amended Acts (an Act is a whole section of laws about a special topic) are listed below.

In addition to the amendments, totally new Acts come into force on January 1. These include the Psychiatry Practice Incentive Act, Lupus Education And Awareness Act, and the Homeowner’s Solar Rights Act.

Below is a list of just a few of the Acts that are changed in 2011.

  • Animal Welfare Act
  • Riverboat Gambling Act
  • Abused And Neglected Child Reporting Act
  • Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities Code
  • Illinois Food, Drug And Cosmetic Act
  • Sanitary Food Preparation Act
  • Illinois Manufactured Housing And Mobile Home Safety Act
  • Manufactured Home Quality Assurance Act
  • Fish And Aquatic Life Code
  • Game Protective Regulations Game And Fur-Bearing Animals
  • Local Food, Farms, And Jobs Act
  • Public Corruption Profit Forfeiture Act
  • State Commemorative Dates Act
  • Wildlife Code
  • Illinois Forestry Development Act
  • Illinois Highway Code
  • Toll Highway Act
  • Railroad Police Act
  • Illinois Vehicle Code
  • Illinois Commercial Safety Towing Law
  • Child Passenger Protection Act
  • Snowmobile Registration And Safety Act
  • Clerks Of Courts Act
  • Juvenile Court Act Of 1987
  • Criminal Code
  • Criminal Offenses Offenses Against Property Act
  • . Rights Of Crime Victims And Witnesses Act
  • Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act
  • Sex Offender Registration Act
  • Illinois Marriage And Dissolution Of Marriage Act
  • Adoption Act
  • Illinois Domestic Violence Act Of 1986
  • Probate Act
  • Real Property Act
  • Transfer Fee Covenant Act
  • Mobile Home Landlord And Tenant Rights Act
  • Business Corporation Act
  • Not For Profit Corporation Act
  • Employee Credit Privacy Act
  • Family Military Leave Act
  • Line Of Duty Compensation Act
  • Unemployment Insurance Act

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