WSIL -- With the New Year comes change, including more than 250 new laws going into effect in Illinois. The Senate Democrats recently published their list of new and interesting laws that take effect in 2019.
The effective date of new laws can vary. Some legislation designates that the new regulations begin immediately upon becoming law. In other cases, legislation is date-specific, including the start of a new fiscal year or calendar year.
Here are 10 of the 253 new laws.
You can click here to read a full list of new Illinois laws as reported by WLS ABC7 in Chicago.
WLS contributed to this report.