Illinois legislators can’t be accused of not doing anything.
They were quite proficient when it came to passing news laws to regulate the lives of residents.
More than 200 new or amended Illinois State laws will go into effect January 1.
These new laws now make it a criminal offense for the discarding a cigarette butt from a motor vehicle. The third time you get caught doing it could bring felony charges.
The Illinois General Assembly approved concealed carry of firearms for Illinois residents.
You will have to jump through numerous and expensive hoops to get a permit.
You have to be at least 21, with no felony convictions, you have to go through a background check, a fingerprint and you have to go through 16 hours of training with a certified instructor.
If you are under 18 and want to get a tan, you will have to get one the old fashioned way by getting out in the sun or have one sprayed on.
Even if the parents say it’s ok, it’s now illegal for those under 18 to use a tanning bed.