Bits N Briefs

January 2, 2009

New State Laws in 2009

January 1, 2009 brought a number of new laws in Illinois. Below are summaries of those that may be of interest to you.
June 12, 2008

Graduated Licensing Program – Teen Driver Restrictions

This law affects newly-licensed drivers and other drivers under the age of 21. It contains many provisions and restrictions that have been changed frequently over the past few years, such as pre-licensing driving practice, night-time curfews, […]
January 1, 2008

Smoke Free Illinois Act (Public Act 95-0017, Effective 1/1/2008)

Smoking is prohibited in public places, places of employment and government vehicles. This includes all areas in student dormitory buildings or a building used for that purpose. This act also prohibits smoking within 15 feet of […]
January 2, 2006

Primary Seat Belt Law

(Public Act 93-0099; Effective 7/3/2003; Update Effective 1/1/2006)
January 5, 2004

Child Passenger Protection Act – Extended Age

Children under the age of eight (8) must be in a U.S. Department of Transportation approved “child restraint system”, which includes booster seats. The old law was under the age of six (6). All passengers under […]