January 1st Will See Many New Laws Take Effect

On January 1, 237 new laws will take effect in Illinois. Unfortunately, a balanced budget is not among them.

Several of the new laws affect children, veterans and the elderly. Others affect drivers and consumers. Here's a quick look at some of the more notable laws taking effect on Friday, January 1.

For a full summary of the new laws, click here. To read the complete text of every new law, click here.