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Juvenile Justice Act Rewrite; PA 90-590 January 1999 Illinois Law Update, Page 13 According to Senator Hawkinson, the re-write of the Juvenile Justice Reform Act incorporates mostly technical changes to meet the sponsors' intent to create a system that protects the community, holds juvenile delinquents accountable for their crimes, and lets juvenile offenders live responsibly and productively.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie McGrath January 1999 Column, Page 10 ADA plaintiffs must be accommodating.
Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act January 1999 Illinois Law Update, Page 13 On October 23, 1998, the Department of Human Services added section 299 to its administrative rules. 59 Ill Adm Code 299. 
Corporate Income Tax Formula and Individual Taxpayer Exemption Changed; P.A. 90-613 December 1998 Illinois Law Update, Page 662 Public Act 90-613 gradually changes the three-factor Illinois corporate income tax formula to a new formula based exclusively on instate sales.
Delinquent Taxpayer Disclosure-HB 2671 December 1998 Illinois Law Update, Page 662 This bill allows the director of the Department of Revenue to annually disclose a list of taxpayers who are delinquent in the payment of their tax liabilities collected by the Department of Revenue.
Establishment of Automated State Case Registry — Public Act 90-790 December 1998 Illinois Law Update, Page 662 Public Act 90-790 called for the Department of Public Aid to establish an automated state case registry to maintain records of child support orders.
Expedited Evictions from Private Rental Properties; P.A. 90-557 December 1998 Illinois Law Update, Page 662 Public Act 90-557 expands "emergency'' public housing eviction proceedings to ``privately owned and managed'' housing.
Prior Order of Protection Violators Subject to Increased Domestic Battery Penalties; P.A. 90-734 December 1998 Illinois Law Update, Page 662 According to Public Act 90-734, domestic battery committed by a defendant with a prior conviction for violating an order of protection is a Class 4 felony.
DNA Testing Vacates Prior Paternity Action—PA 90-715 November 1998 Illinois Law Update, Page 596 Amending the Parentage Act, this bill allows an individual to bring an action to declare the non-existence of the parent and child relationship.
Free Illinois Legislative Information System Access and Year 2000 Compliance; PA 90-666 November 1998 Illinois Law Update, Page 596 The Illinois Legislative Information System will be freely accessible through the World Wide Web.
Offense of Harassment Through Electronic Communication—PA 90-578 November 1998 Illinois Law Update, Page 596 Public Act 90-578 adds the offense of harassment through electronic communication to the Obscene Phone Call Act.
Public Listing of Delinquent Taxpayers; PA 90-753 November 1998 Illinois Law Update, Page 596 Subject to several conditions, the Director of Revenue may annually disclose a list of delinquent taxpayers' names, addresses, amounts owed, and other information.