The 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.
On August 21, 2002, Gov. George H. Ryan signed into law House Bill 4353, which amends the Criminal Code of 1961 to create the new criminal offense of knowingly installing any object in lieu of an air bag in a vehicle for compensation.
Gov. 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.
A recent amendment to the Illinois Vehicle Code provides that a person convicted a third or subsequent time of driving without liability insurance must provide proof financial responsibility to the secretary of state for at least one year.
Effective January 1, 2003, Illinois school boards will be required to adopt and implement a policy that prohibits any disciplinary action that is based totally or in part on the refusal of a student's parent or guardian to administer or consent to the administration of psychotropic or psychostimulant medication to the student.
On August 22, 2002, Gov. George H. Ryan signed into law Senate Bill 2030, which amends the Criminal Code of 1961 to include employees of the Department of Human Services (DHS) among the victims of aggravated assault or battery.
Effective January 1, 2003, the Counties Code will be amended to require Illinois counties, other than "home rule" counties, to establish a written protocol to deal with homicides and questionable deaths.
On August 22, 2002, Gov. George H. Ryan signed into law House Bill 5874, which amends the Criminal Code of 1961 by providing that a child sex offender may not knowingly reside within 500 feet of the victim of the offense.
On August 21, 2002, Gov. George H. Ryan signed into law Senate Bill 1934, amending the Code of Civil Procedure in order to permit service of process for eviction to be made upon an unknown occupant of a premises.
On August 6, 2002, Gov. Ryan signed House Bill 5625, which amends the Humane Care for Animals Act by providing that no person may knowingly create, sell, market, offer to market or sell, or possess a depiction of animal cruelty.