From The Desk Down State
December 18, 2019
As a New Year approaches Illinois residents may want to know about several notable laws that take effect on January 1, 2020. The new laws kicking off 2020 cover everything from transportation safety and increased traffic penalties to supporting our military personnel.
Strengthening Scott’s Law
2019 has been a very tough year for the Illinois State Police. With three tragic deaths – including the loss of State Trooper Brooke Jones-Story while on a traffic stop on U.S. Route 20 just outside Freeport in March – and numerous other incidents causing injuries, 2019 broke records early in...