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Illinois Bar Journal
Articles on Administrative Law

Procedures clarified regarding wagers on moved horse races June 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 284 The Illinois Racing Board has amended 11 Ill Adm Code 308.40.
Changes made to trifecta and superfecta wagering May 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 230 The Illinois Racing Board has amended Part 306 of Title 11, 11 Ill Adm Code 306 and Part 311 of Title 11, 11 Ill Adm Code 311. 
New rule for providers of health insurance May 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 230 Effective February 15, 2006, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has added new sections to Part 2025 of Title 50.  
Procedures for appealing to PTAB adjusted May 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 230 In order to clarify existing procedures and add a new deadline extension for submitting rebuttal evidence, the Property Tax Appeal Board has amended and added to Part 1910 of Title 86, 86 Ill Adm Code 1910, effective February 15, 2006.
Voluntary withholding for taxes from unemployment benefits May 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 230 Effective January 31, 2006, the Department of Employment Security has amended Part 2920 of Title 56. 
Default procedures updated for the Illinois Human Rights Act April 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 174 The Illinois Department of Human Rights (Department) has incorporated a new section into Part 2300 of Title 71, 71 Ill Adm Code 2300.
Medical specialists now eligible to issue handicapped placards April 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 174 Effective January 6, 2006, the Secretary of State has broadened the class of persons eligible to issue handicapped placards to include "competent medical specialists." 
New procedures for obtaining exemptions to sell mercury-containing products April 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 174 The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Agency) has added new sections to Part 182 of Title 35, 35 Ill Adm Code 182. 
New requirements for respondents and state agencies under the Human Rights Act April 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 174 Through changes to Subparts C and H of Part 2520 to Title 56, the Illinois Department of Human Rights (Department) has stipulated new requirements for respondents under the Human Rights Act (Act) as well as new record keeping requirements for executive state agencies under the Act. 
Procedures for appeals before the Property Tax Appeal Board amended April 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 174 Effective January 20, 2006, Part 1910 of Title 86, 86 Ill Adm Code 1910, was amended and new sections were added regarding property tax appeals.
State agencies must post rules regarding ADA grievance procedures April 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 174 The Illinois Department of Public Health (Department) has added new sections to Part 1700 of Title 4, 4 Ill Adm Code 1700. 
2006 employer unemployment contribution rates released March 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 118 Effective January 1, 2006, the Department of Employment Security has issued new rates for employers making unemployment contributions.
Illinois Military Relief Fund grants extended to single service members March 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 118 Reflecting a change in eligibility requirements for grants by the Department of Military Affairs from the Illinois Military Relief Fund, Part 200 of Title 95 has been amended.
New assessment structure for qualified SECA charitable organizations March 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 118 Effective December 7, 2005, the Illinois Department of Central Management Services amended Part 2650 of Title 80, 80 Ill Adm Code 2650. 
New sales definitions for small retail and wholesale businesses March 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 118 The Department of Central Management Services has revised Part 1 of Subtitle A, Chapter I to Title 44. The new amendments, which expand sales limits for "small" vendors and wholesalers and allow for a greater number of small businesses to participate in the state's Small Business Set-Aside Program, went into effect December 22, 2005.
New sections added and amendments made regarding motions and appeals to the Property Tax Appeal Board March 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 118 The Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board has amended Part 1910 of Title 86, 86 Ill Adm Code 1910. The Board has added new sections and amended the Part with regard to motions, notice and consolidation of appeals. 
Changes made to assist in implementing a computer-based CPA exam February 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 The Illinois Board of Examiners recently amended and added a new section to Part 1400 of Title 23, 23 Ill Adm Code 1400.
Information requirements for UCC forms updated February 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 Effective November 28, 2005, the Illinois Secretary of State has amended Part 180 of Title 14, 14 Ill Adm Code 180. 
Minimum levels of financial responsibility for Illinois drivers altered February 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 The Illinois Department of Transportation has added new sections to Part 387 of Title 92, 92 Ill Adm Code 387, that will be effective as of November 10, 2005. 
New naming guidelines issued for limited liability companies February 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 Part 178 of Title 14, known as the Limited Liability Company Act, has been amended by the Secretary of State in two pertinent parts, effective November 28, 2005.
New naming guidelines issued for limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships February 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 The Secretary of State has amended Part 171 of Title 14, 14 Ill Adm Code 171, also known as the Uniform Limited Partnership Act. 
Political committee raffle requirements changed February 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 Effective November 7, 2005, the State Board of Elections has amended Part 210 of Title 26, 26 Ill Adm Code 210, which guides raffles run by political committees.
Capital Development Board Energy Code repealed January 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 16 The Illinois Capital Development Board recently repealed the Capital Development Board Energy Code, found in Part 600 of Title 71, 71 Ill Adm Code 600. 
The definition of substantial services clarified as pertains to rehabilitation cases January 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 16 Part 595 of Title 89, 89 Ill Adm Code 595, has been amended by the Illinois Department of Human Services. The amendment provides additional information on substantial services. 
Illinois Department of Human Services January 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 16 The Department of Human Services amended Part 686 of Title 89, effective october 17, 2005. 
New grounds for driver’s license suspension January 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 16 Effective october 7, 2005, the Secretary of State added a new section to Part 1040 of
Reliable enforcement of Public accounting act encouraged January 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 16 Part 1430 of Title 68, 68 Ill Adm Code 1430, has been amended by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. 
Standards clarified for termination or denial of HSP services January 2006 Illinois Law Update, Page 16 In an attempt to clarify those customer actions that cause a customer's home Service Program (hSP) services to be terminated, the Department of Human Services has amended Part 684 of Title 89, 89 Ill Adm Code 684. 
Changes made to fee structure for processing requests for conviction information December 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 622 The Illinois Department of State Police has recently amended Part 1215 of Title 20, 20 Ill Adm Code 1215, regarding fees for processing electronic requests and requests for conviction information.
Icc personnel barred from accepting gratuities December 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 622 Part 100 of Title 83 has been amended by the Illinois Commerce Commission to adhere to section 2-102(b) of the Public Utilities Act to bar the Commission's personnel from accepting gratuities from entities that are subject to the Commission's supervision.