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Religious freedom recognized by Condominium Property Act PA 094-0729
Illinois Law Update, Page 284
Section 18.4 of the Condominium Property Act (765 ILCS 605/1 et seq) has been amended to expand the powers and duties of the boards of managers for condominium associations while also recognizing the right of property owners to exercise their religious beliefs.
Reporting requirements for election expenditures updated
Illinois Law Update, Page 404
Effective June 9, 2006, the Illinois State Board of Elections has amended 26 Ill Adm Code 100, regarding "political committees that initially file a Statement of Non-Participation."
Rule 222 -the high cost of noncompliance
LawPulse, Page 62
Plaintiffs who fail to heed the disclosure rule, which governs specified cases implicating $50,000 or less in damages, face the extinguishment of their claim.
Rule of Thumb
Column, Page 384
The phrase has its origins in legalized wife beating. Or does it?
Safe Homes Act created to help reduce domestic violence- PA094-1038
Illinois Law Update, Page 650
The Illinois General Assembly passed the Safe Homes Act (Act) in an effort to reduce domestic violence by improving the ability of tenant victims and their families to escape "domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking."
The Safer Sharer
Column, Page 322
Office sharers must keep their practices separate and their confidences secret.
School Code amended to include bonds as exempt from indebtedness PA 094-0721
Illinois Law Update, Page 174
Section 19-1 of the School Code (105 ILCS 5/19-1) has been revised to provide that bonds issued by school districts offering K-12 curriculum will not be considered indebtedness regardless of all previous law, including any limitations that may exist under this section.
Section of the Illinois Election Code is unconstitutional
Illinois Law Update, Page 230
On March 6, 2006, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, and affirmed the decision of the Circuit Court of Cook County, holding unconstitutional section 7A-1 of the Illinois Election Code (10 ILCS 5/7A-1).
Serving a Litigation Banquet
Column, Page 92
Make sure your preparation and presentation are first rate for your juror guests.
LawPulse, Page 110
The destructive, expensive breakup of a string quartet leads to the obvious question: what advance legal planning might have kept things from getting out of control? And what can you do for your musician clients?
Standards clarified for termination or denial of HSP services
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.