Ringing in 2017 with New Illinois Laws and Taxes

As we begin the New Year, there are several new laws, ordinances, and taxes that took effect in Illinois and Cook County on January 1, 2017. At Dershow Law Group, we have compiled a list of five new laws and taxes in Illinois that we believe are important to know as we start 2017. A new Illinois state law amends the State Vehicle Code and clarifies that bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as other users of the roadways, including