5 New Laws That You Need To Be Aware That Start in 2021
At the beginning of 2020 there was 200 new laws that weny into effect, as we look forward to 2021 here are a few that will start on January 1st.
According to nbcchicago.com, these are the most important new lawsa that Illinoians need to be aware of. Minimum wage will increase from $10 to $11; increases will happen until 2025 when the minimum wage gets to $15.
The minimum wage in Illinois is going up again in the new year. Starting Jan. 1, the statewide minimum wage will increase from $10 to $11 an hour, the third increase so far in a staggered plan that will ultimately end with the minimum wage reaching $15 per hour in 2025
Starting in 2021, Illinois will set a cap on people who use insulin. This medicine can get pretty expensive and now Illinois the second state to put a cap on this particular medicine.
Senate Bill 667 caps out-of-pocket insulin costs at $100 per month for all patients using a state-regulated insurance plan.
DNA can now be used to help identify a missing person.
House Bill 2708 establishes a process by which law enforcement can use DNA in attempting to locate and identify a missing person.
There will be no new income tax brackets in 2021.
Senate Bill 687 was scheduled to take effect in the new year, it no longer will - but it's still worth mentioning because it's an issue that will surely continue to come up in 2021.