New Legislative Acts Effective October 2019

Written Monday, September 30, 2019

Based on the past legislative session, new acts have become effective as of October 1, 2019. A selection of new acts that are of special interest to CBA members are below. A full list can be found here.

AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE.
Public Act No. 19-4 (See Sec. 1)
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House Bill No. 5004

AN ACT CONCERNING REAL ESTATE CLOSINGS.
Public Act No. 19-88
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Senate Bill No. 320

AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFE STORAGE OF FIREARMS IN THE HOME AND FIREARM SAFETY PROGRAMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Public Act No. 19-5 (See Sec. 1-3)
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House Bill No. 7218

AN ACT CONCERNING GHOST GUNS.
Public Act No. 19-6 (See Sec. 1-2, 4)
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House Bill No. 7219

AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2021, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR, AND PROVISIONS RELATED TO REVENUE AND OTHER ITEMS TO IMPLEMENT THE STATE BUDGET.
Public Act No. 19-117 (See Sec. 69, 74, 91, 93-94, 103-104, 148, 162-182, 212-227, 230, 245, 316, 319-320, 322-324, 329-330, 348, 351-353, 358-359, 361, 399)
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House Bill No. 7424

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE OF CIGARETTES, TOBACCO PRODUCTS, ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND VAPOR PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER AGE TWENTY-ONE.
Public Act No. 19-13
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House Bill No. 7200

AN ACT ADDRESSING OPIOID USE.
Public Act No. 19-191 (See Sec. 1-2, 4-6, 9-11)
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House Bill No. 7159

AN ACT CONCERNING CRUMBLING CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS.
Public Act No. 19-192 (See Sec. 5)
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House Bill No. 7179

AN ACT CONCERNING "UPSKIRTING".
Public Act No. 19-14
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Senate Bill No. 1100

AN ACT COMBATTING SEXUAL ASSAULT AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT.
Public Act No. 19-16 (See Sec. 1-2, 4-13, 15-23)
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Senate Bill No. 3

AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR THE SALE OF FENTANYL.
Public Act No. 19-38
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House Bill No. 5524

AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURT OPERATIONS.
Public Act No. 19-47 (See Sec. 6-9, 15-16)
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House Bill No. 7130

AN ACT CONCERNING COURT OPERATIONS.
Public Act No. 19-64 (See Sec. 2, 8, 12, 14, 16, 24, 26)
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Senate Bill No. 964