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Articles on Administrative Law

Rail carriers required to provide walkways for their employees May 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 232 The Illinois Commerce Commission (Commission) recently adopted 92 Ill Adm Code 1546, effective February 15, 2005. This part requires that rail carriers provide walkways for railway workers.
Streamlined procedures for handling FOIA requests May 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 232 The Illinois State Board of Education recently adopted amendments to 2 Ill Adm Code 5001, effective on February 22, 2005. 
Visa Waiver Program to include non-primary care physicians May 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 232 The Department of Public Health has recently adopted amendments to 77 Ill Adm Code 591, effective on February 16, 2005. 
Amendments to North Point Marina vendor identification and access April 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 170 Effective January 10, 2005, 17 Ill Adm Code 230 has been amended by the Department of Natural Resources to add requirements for North Point Marina vendors.
Language assistance services mandated for hospitals and long-term care facilities April 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 170 The Illinois Department of Public Health recently adopted 77 Ill Adm Code 940, implementing the requirements of the Language Assistance Services Code. 
Maximum hourly amount for attorney’s fees increased for contested unemployment insurance matters April 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 170 The Illinois Department of Employment Security recently amended 56 Ill Adm Code 2720.20. These changes became effective on January 24, 2005.
New exemptions from mandatory registration requirement for unemployment insurance applicants April 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 170 The Illinois Department of Employment Security has amended 56 Ill Adm Code 2865. 
Recent amendments address unauthorized discharges and vessel requirements at North Point Marina April 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 170 The Illinois Administrative Code, 17 Ill Adm Code 220, was recently amended by the Department of Natural Resources.
Tax credit expanded under Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act April 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 170 The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity recently amended 14 Ill Adm Code 527. 
Adjusted penalty for misuse of horse medication on race day March 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 The Illinois Racing Board recently amended 11 Ill Adm Code 603, effective December 1, 2004. 
Department of Public Health will provide free flu vaccinations PA 093-0943 March 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 Effective January 1, 2005, the Department of Public Health (Department) shall establish and administer a program under which any eligible individual shall, upon the eligible individual's request, receive an influenza vaccination once each year at no cost to that eligible individual. 
Extended coverage in the Aid to the Aged, Blind, or Disabled Program March 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 The Illinois Department of Human Services recently amended Part 113 of Title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code, 89 Ill Adm Code 113.
Hazardous Materials Regulations Amended March 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 The Illinois Department of Transportation recently amended 92 Ill Adm Code 171, effective December 20, 2004.
Procedural and practice rules promulgated for voluntary mediation of public utility disputes March 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 116   The Illinois Commerce Commission recently adopted 83 Ill Adm Code 201, dealing with voluntary mediation practice in the resolution of public utilities disputes. 
Requirements amended for social workers renewing or restoring licenses March 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation recently amended Part 1470 of Title 68 of the Illinois Administrative Code, 68 Ill Adm Code 1470, effective December 8, 2004.
Requirements outlined to activate the AMBER Alert Notification Plan March 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 The Illinois State Police recently adopted 20 Ill Adm Code 1292.30, effective on November 24, 2004.
New provisions for appointment of counsel in child support enforcement proceedings February 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 The Illinois Department of Public Aid recently adopted amendments to the Child Support Enforcement regulations, 89 Ill Adm Code 160.10(h).
Police officer decertification hearings procedure adopted February 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 The Illinois Labor Relations Board (Board) recently adopted 80 Ill Adm Code 1240, effective November 1, 2004. 
Uniformity criteria adopted for assessors’ bonuses February 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 The Illinois Department of Revenue recently adopted amendments to the Property Tax Code, 86 Ill Adm Code 110.170. 
Beneficial interest in land trusts and controlling interests in real estate entities are now taxable under the Real Estate Transfer Tax January 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 The Department of Revenue recently adopted amendments to the Real Estate Transfer Tax, 86 Ill Adm Code 120. Effective October 13, 2004, the changes affect sections 120.5, 120.10, and 120.20 of the code. 
HIV/AIDS Confidentiality and Testing Code incorporates federal rapid testing guidelines and adopts limited exceptions to confidentiality of test results January 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 The Department of Public Health recently amended the HIV/AIDS Confidentiality and Testing Code under 77 Ill Adm Code 697. 
Loan program application procedures established for brownfields site restoration program January 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (Department) recently adopted 35 Ill Adm Code 1740. Effective October 21, 2004, the purpose of the new part is to establish the application procedure and reimbursement requirements for the Brownfields Site Restoration Program
Tax credit program to encourage motion picture industry operation in the State January 2005 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity recently adopted 14 Ill Adm Code 528, effective October 22, 2004.
Children granted health insurance coverage while applications for medical benefits are processed December 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 620 The Illinois Department of Public Aid recently adopted 89 Ill Adm Code 120.
New documentation requirements under the Animal Welfare Act December 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 620 The Illinois Department of Agriculture recently adopted 8 Ill Adm Code 25. These changes became effective on October 1, 2004. 
New regulations regarding the registration of Internet auction listing services December 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 620 The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation recently added subsections 1440.400–480 to 68 Ill Adm Code 1440. 
School Technology Program extended to include funds for computer furniture December 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 620 The Illinois State Board of Education recently adopted amendments to the School Technology Program, 23 Ill Adm Code 575, effective on September 17, 2004.
Administrative Review Act creates a right to amend a complaint in specific circumstances November 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 568 On August 4, 2004, the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, reversed the Circuit Court of DuPage County's dismissal of the plaintiff's complaint. 
Creation of quality requirements for telecommunications carriers providing wholesale service November 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 568 The Illinois Commerce Commission recently adopted 83 Ill Adm Code 731. 
Higher discounts for voluntary filing of liquor tax returns and electronic funds transfers November 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 568 Effective on July 27, 2004, the Department of Revenue recently adopted amendments to 86 Ill Adm Code 420.