Legislation prohibits alcohol on public school property P.A. 92-0507April 2002Illinois Law Update, Page 176Legislation recently signed into law by Gov. Ryan amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934 by providing that any person in possession of alcoholic liquor on public school district property during school days or at events on public school district property when children are present is guilty of a petty offense.
Electronic surveillance regulations updatedMarch 2002Illinois Law Update, Page 120On November 21, 2001, the Department of State Police (department) adopted several amendments to section 1295 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 20 Ill Adm Code 1295.
Human research subjects protectedDecember 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 624On September 17, 2001, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (Authority) adopted additions to section 1580 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 20 Ill Adm Code 1580.
Follow-up to preservation of evidence legislation P.A. 92-459October 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 516When Gov. Ryan signed P.A. 91-871 (governing evidence retention) in June of 2000, he expressed concerns with a number of provisions in the law including overbroad application to all physical evidence, arbitrary time limits for retention of evidence and unclear guidelines for the court in granting requests for early disposition of evidence.