The new year means new state laws in Illinois. On Jan. 1, 2019, 253 new laws will go into effect. To see the full list, click here. Here are a few of the highlights:
- Children under the age of 2 will be required to be in a rear facing car seat. However, there are weight and height exemptions.
- There will be a 72 hour waiting period for all gun purchases. This closes the gun show loophole for purchases made by a non-resident.