With the New Year approaching, State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) released a summary of the 256 new laws scheduled to take effect January 1, 2020.
A few new laws which may be of interest include; the elimination of fees placed on rebate cards provided by retailers, fines being doubled for illegally passing a school bus, making mammogram screening more accessible, insurance to cover tick-borne illnesses, enhancing criminal penalties for violence committed in a place of worship and removing the statute of limitations for prosecuting criminal sexual assault cases.
Here are 7 new state laws to know in 2020:
Enhances criminal penalties for violence committed in a place of worship.
Mandates insurance coverage of tick-borne illnesses.
Doubles fines for illegally passing a school bus.
Eliminates statute of limitations for prosecution of criminal sexual assault.
Removes dormancy fees on rebate cards.
Makes mammograms more accessible.
Adds motorcycles to the types of vehicles for which an eligible applicant may be issued a set of license plates for veterans with disabilities.
Click here for the full list of new state laws.