ICJIA

The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is requesting applications for grants to enhance an existing street intervention program (provide additional services) or expand an existing street intervention program (serve more high-risk community members). Click here for application materials, funding eligibility, and other information. Eligible applicants are limited to non-profits and municipalities. Application deadline: January 16, 2019

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New Year

  A wide range of new state laws take effect on January 1, 2020. Here is what you need to know – HB 38: Enhances criminal penalties for violence committed in a place of worship. HB 889: Mandates insurance coverage of tick-borne illnesses. HB 1873: Doubles fines for illegally passing a school bus. HB 2135:…

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News Update

In response to recent news stories uncovering alleged corruption relating to the sweepstakes machine industry, State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) has co-sponsored legislation to ban them under Illinois’ video gaming laws. “Sweepstakes machines are set up to look and operate like gaming terminals and are deceptively marketed in a way to circumvent the State’s gambling…

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