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New Laws – October 2022

Posted on September 29, 2022


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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

October 1st marks the effective date of many new laws. Below are links for information on notable laws (or sections of laws) taking effect that address juvenile crime, youth mental health, our state’s energy future, government transparency, and lifting the cap on cottage food.

AN ACT CONCERNING JUVENILE JUSTICE AND SERVICES, FIREARMS BACKGROUND CHECKS, AND LARCENY OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.
Public Act No. 22-115 (Sec. 1-4, 6-10, 13-18)
Summary
House Bill No. 5417

AN ACT CONCERNING THE IDENTIFICATION AND PREVENTION OF AND RESPONSE TO ADULT SEXUAL MISCONDUCT AGAINST CHILDREN.
Public Act No. 22-87 (Sec. 4)
Summary
House Bill No. 5243

AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH.
Public Act No. 22-47 (Sec. 2, 9, 22-25, 29-30, 46, 65-66)
Summary
House Bill No. 5001

AN ACT EXEMPTING EXISTING NUCLEAR POWER GENERATING FACILITIES IN THE STATE FROM THE NUCLEAR POWER FACILITY CONSTRUCTION MORATORIUM.
Public Act No. 22-76
Summary
House Bill No. 5202

AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION OF PESTICIDE APPLICATIONS NEAR LAKES AND PONDS.
Public Act No. 22-83
Summary
Senate Bill No. 116

AN ACT REQUIRING THE ONLINE POSTING OF MEETING NOTICES OF STATE PUBLIC AGENCIES.
Public Act No. 22-109
Summary
House Bill No. 5459

AN ACT REQUIRING THE ONLINE POSTING OF CERTAIN STATE CONTRACTS.
Public Act No. 22-65
Summary
House Bill No. 5453

AN ACT CONCERNING COTTAGE FOOD OPERATIONS.
Public Act No. 22-8
Summary
Senate Bill No. 187

Typical effective dates for laws are January 1st, July 1st, October 1st. Follow the link below for a full listing of new laws that may impact you, your family, or your business.

Full List of Acts Effective October 1st

 

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