As 2017 winds to a close, legislative action for the year may have wrapped up, but 2018 will begin with more than 200 new laws taking effect.
From bills to help veterans and reduce government waste, to legislation seeking to improve safety for children, families and all Illinois citizens, we've compiled a list of 18 interesting, important and controversial new laws taking effect at the turn of the year that we thought you might be interested in.
For a full list of new laws taking effect on January 1, 2018, please click here.
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