By Emily Gray Brosious | Originally Published at Gapers Block | Jan. 2, 2015
While you were out celebrating New Year’s Eve, the State of Illinois ushered the new year in with a tradition of its own: new laws. January 1 is the state’s default effective date for any new law unless otherwise specified. As such, more than 200 new laws took effect January 1 in Illinois.
Here are a few notable new laws to keep in mind this year: