ILLINOIS LAWS EFFECTIVE 7/1/2019
Number of new laws will take effect that have direct effects on Criminal, Traffic and DSUI fines as well as new offenses.
BAIL in Conservation Offenses:Bail for Class A Misdemeanors. Persons arrested for any conservation offense classified as a Class A misdemeanor and personally served by the arresting officer with a conservation complaint shall post bail in the amount of $2,500, with the exception of the following violations:
Operating a Motorboat Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs - $3,000
Operating Snowmobile Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs - $3,000
No Tobacco sales, etc. to those under 21Starting 7/1/19, it will officially become illegal in Illinois for anyone to sell or provide tobacco cigarettes or other tobacco products to people under age 21.
The so-called “Tobacco 21” bill, House Bill 345, which Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law April 8, is one of several new laws that will take effect on Monday, the start of the new state fiscal year.
It prohibits anyone from selling or providing cigarettes, electronic cigarettes or any other “alternative” tobacco product to a person under age 21.