New SPAM laws take effect in 2004 P.A. 93-0199September 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 436Under new legislation, an initiator of an unsolicited e-mail advertisement must establish either a toll-free telephone number or valid sender-operated.
2003 Spring Session RoundupBy Jim CovingtonAugust 2003Column, Page 380A summary of key bills passed this session by the General Assembly.
Illinois legislature outlaws ephedra P.A. 93-0008August 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 384In May 2003, the state legislature enacted the Ephedra Prohibition Act, banning the sale or offer for sale of any dietary supplement containing any quantity of ephedra or ephedrine alkaloids.
Interstate compact for adult offenders P.A. 92-0571March 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 116The Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision provides for the control and regulation of the interstate movement offenders, the effective tracking, supervision, and rehabilitation of these offenders by the sending and receiving states.
New guidelines created governing home loans P.A. 92-0531March 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 116Recent amendments to the Deposit of State Moneys Act (15 ILCS 520/7) now permit approved financial institutions to place the interest earned by deposited state moneys in a separate account.
Amendment to Business Corporation Act of 1983 P.A. 92-0771January 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 14Gov. Ryan signed into law an amendment to the Business Corporation Act of 1983 which provides that a corporation may allow members entitled to vote to participate in any meeting through the use of interactive technology.