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New fellowship program created for nursing faculty members

March
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 124
The Board of Education (Board) has adopted 23 Ill Adm Code 1105 in order to implement amendments made to the Board of Higher Education Act, 110 ILCS 205/0.01 et seq, that provide for the creation of a fellowship program for qualified nursing faculty working at eligible institutions of higher education. 

New incentives to promote jobs in the film and bioscience industries

March
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 124
56 Ill Adm Code 2650 has been amended by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (Department). 

Predatory lending database pilot program given a start date

March
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 124
Effective December 21, 2006, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has added a new section to 38 Ill Adm Code 346. 

Changes made to Department of Human Rights procedures

February
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 72
The Department of Human Rights (department) has amended 56 Ill Adm Code 2520 to clarify and change the rules governing department procedures that follow the filing of a charge under the Illinois Human Rights Act.

Deductions disallowed for transaction expenses between a taxpayer and certain persons

February
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 72
The Illinois Department of Revenue has added a new section to 86 Ill Adm Code 100.

New protected categories under the Illinois Human Rights Act

February
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 72
The Department of Human Rights has amended 44 Ill Adm Code 750 to add sexual orientation, citizenship status, and military status to the list of categories protected in employment with government contractors under the Illinois Human Rights Act (Act). 

Students now eligible for awards under the new Monetary Award Program

February
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 72
Effective December 1, 2006, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (Commission) has amended 23 Ill Adm Code 2734. 

New corresponding rules to the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Program Act

January
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The Department of Healthcare and Family Services (Department) has created part 123 of title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code (Code) to implement the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Program Act (Act). 215 ILCS 170/1 et seq. 

New rules enacted regarding engine braking signs

January
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
Effective October 23, 2006, the Illinois Department of Transportation (Department) has added new sections to 92 Ill Adm Code 547. 

New rules for collecting costs under the Environmental Protection Act

January
2007
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Agency) has added new sections to 35 Ill Adm Code 1662. These new sections were enacted because the Environmental Protection Act (Act), in section 25d-7(b), requires the setting of costs for those persons liable to the state.

Changes made to facilitate receipt of library construction grants

December
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 650
Effective October 2, 2006, the Illinois Secretary of State has amended 23 Ill Adm Code 3060. These amendments arose because of a funding increase and are designed to help take full advantage of the supplemental grant money.

Discovery rules changed for appeals of property assessments of over $1 million

December
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 650
The Property Tax Appeal Board (Board) has added section 1910.79 and amended section 1910.95 of 86 Ill Adm Code 1910, effective September 29, 2006, in order to "streamline and expedite the appeal process" for appeals on property assessments of $1 million or more.

Rule changes concerning the evaluation, recognition, and supervision of public schools

December
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 650
The State Board of Education (Board) has made several changes to 23 Ill Adm Code 1, which governs public schools. The amendments became effective September 26, 2006.

Rules amended to allow state stewards to void horse races

December
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 650
The Illinois Racing Board has amended part 1306 of title 11, 11 Ill Adm Code 1306. The amendment permits state stewards to have a race voided and to have that race's wagers refunded. 

Rules updated regarding electronic transmission of election information

December
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 650
Effective September 30, 2006, the Illinois State Board of Elections has added a new section to 26 Ill Adm Code 207. 

Confidentiality rules created for predatory lending database

November
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 584
The Residential Real Property Disclosure Act (Act) required that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) establish a database for its Predatory Lending Database Pilot Program (Database Program). 

Increased number of publicly owned airports considered in Airport Hazard Zoning

November
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 584
The Illinois Department of Transportation has amended part 16 of title 92, 92 Ill Adm Code 16.

New amended rules for watercraft inspections and rentals

November
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 584
Effective August 24, 2006, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has amended two subsections of part 2080 of title 17, 17 Ill Adm Code 2080.

New notice requirements for “unacceptable” mail in correctional facilities

November
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 584
The Illinois Department of Corrections has amended part 525 of title 20, 20 Ill Adm Code 525. 

New rules on openness and evidence adoption in property tax hearings

November
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 584
The Property Tax Appeals Board (Board) has amended sections 1910.67 and 1910.90 to 86 Ill Adm Code 1910 to reflect that although property tax appeal hearings are generally open to the public, the board or its officers can now close all or parts of hearings in order to protect private information from being disclosed.

Changes made to orientation and training for employees in long-term care facilities

October
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 526
Effective August 7, 2006, the Illinois Department of Public Health has amended part 350 of title 77, 77 Ill Adm Code 350. 

Disaster leave policies amended

October
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 526
The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (Department) has amended part 303 of title 80, 80 Ill Adm Code 303. 

General Not for Profit Corporation Act of 1986 has new signature rules

October
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 526
The Illinois Secretary of State has added a new section to part 160 of title 14, 14 Ill Adm Code 160. 

Methamphetamine Manufacturer Registry Act created -PA 094-0831

October
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 526
Due to the widespread problem of meth-amphetamine use in Illinois, the Illinois General Assembly created the Methamphetamine Manufacturer Registry Act (Act). 

Rules for interest accrual on child support judgments are clarified

October
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 526
Effective July 28, 2006, the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (Department) has amended part 160 of title 89, 89 Ill Adm Code 160. 

Electronic tax payments are timely if started prior to the due date

September
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 464
Effective June 26, 2006, the Illinois Department of Revenue (Department) amended part 750 of title 86, 86 Ill Adm Code 750. 

Employees granted leave time to donate blood

September
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 464
The Illinois Department of Public Health has added new sections to part 985 of title 77, 77 Ill Adm Code 985. 

New continuing education requirements for massage therapists

September
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 464
Effective June 29, 2006, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) has amended part 1284 of title 68, 68 Ill Adm Code 1284. 

New guidelines for scholarship recipient information and post-secondary payment requests

September
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 464
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (Commission) has amended part 2761 of title 23, 23 Ill Adm Code 2761.

Rate increases provided for developmental care facilities and agencies

August
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 404
The Illinois Department of Health and Family Services has amended 89 Ill Adm Code 153. The amendment grants rate increases of three percent to "intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities" (ICF/MRs) and to agencies for developmental training. 

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