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News Laws Kick in Around Nation on July 1.....

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Early July is about more than fireworks, cookouts and long weekends. It's also about hundreds of new state laws.

Around the nation, July 1 marks the start of new fiscal years and the date recently passed legislation goes into effect, although states often mark their independence by enacting new regulations on their own calendars.

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The laws and effective dates vary somewhat from state to state, but an overview of legislation set to hit the books Monday shows that state lawmakers took positions on the following five topics of national debate:

— GUNS
— TECH
— CARS
— ABORTION
—DRONES


Not all of the measures set to take effect were matters dominating national political discussion. The following five examples of recently approved legislation show state-level updates can cover a variety of topics:

— SEXIST LANGUAGE: Washington lawmakers are completing work to strip the state's books of sexist language. References to "his" will be changed to "his or her," college "freshmen" will become "first-year students" and "penmanship" will be called "handwriting."

— TANNING: Dozens of states this year considered keeping minors out of tanning beds. New Jersey and Nevada restrictions kick in July 1, and an Oregon limit takes effect in January. The home of MTV's reality series "Jersey Shore" and its famously bronzed cast, however, took the law beyond sun lamps to block anyone younger than 14 from getting even a spray tan.....snip~

News laws kick in around nation on July 1

Many state laws going into effect tomorrow. What are some New laws in your state that you may find strange or interesting. Or that you think all should know about. Any affect others coming from other states?

Kentucky says people can now drink on Election Day in their state. Plus Wyoming is going to have their First State lottery.
 

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So your governments actually do something in the summer?
 

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— TANNING: Dozens of states this year considered keeping minors out of tanning beds. New Jersey and Nevada restrictions kick in July 1, and an Oregon limit takes effect in January. The home of MTV's reality series "Jersey Shore" and its famously bronzed cast, however, took the law beyond sun lamps to block anyone younger than 14 from getting even a spray tan.....snip~

It is a good thing for The Jersey Shore that is only physical age and not mental age. Could you imagine those idiots trying to tan naturally during the winter?
 

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So your governments actually do something in the summer?
Doesn't sound like they're doing anything more than the usual BS intended to appear like actual meaningful activity.

OR so I look at it...meh.
 

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Doesn't sound like they're doing anything more than the usual BS intended to appear like actual meaningful activity.

OR so I look at it...meh.

Well here our governments recess for the summer so they actually do nothing.
 

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Rationality returns to summertime.

The darkest day in the history of girl watching was the day the tanning bed was invented.
 

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Well here our governments recess for the summer so they actually do nothing.
I'd bet your politicians still attend events and drum up support, while the government is in recess.

They're doing something.
 

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I'd bet your politicians still attend events and drum up support, while the government is in recess.

They're doing something.

Do beach parties and vacations count?
 

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Indiana 230 New laws go into affect today. I would remind all to check what their own states have implemented. To Be aware is to be alive! ;)

New Indiana laws go into effect July 1st.....

Indiana's new laws take effect starting Friday. In all, more than 230 new laws go into effect aimed at making Indiana a safer and more civil place to live.

Student athletes who suffer a concussion or other serious head injury will now have to sit out and state law mandates they be checked out and cleared by a healthcare professional before returning to play or practice.

City ordinances that prohibit guns in parks will no longer be valid. Cities won't be allowed to dictate where guns can be carried. Firearms will be permitted in most public places except hospitals, courtrooms and schools.

A new public voyeurism law makes it a misdemeanor to take explicit video or pictures of someone without them knowing it. That gets bumped up to a felony if that video or those pictures are posted online.

Drivers beware. You could be fined $500 if you text or e-mail while behind the wheel, even though police admit the law will be difficult to enforce.

See a list of the new laws .....snip~

New Indiana laws go into effect July 1st - 13 WTHR Indianapolis
 

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Most of Illinois and Chicago's Laws went into affect Jan 1 of this Year. This piece stated over 150 but actually it over 214 new laws.

Over 150 new Illinois laws go into effect in 2013.....

Among those laws:
Bosses will no longer be able to demand access to employee’s social media accounts.
Parents who allow underage drinking will face stricter penalties — not only at their home, but also on property under their control, like a boathouse, cabin or barn.
Illinois residents will no longer be able to possess, sell, trade or try to sell a shark fin.
Relatives who help a fugitive run from police will face criminal charges. Until now, they have been exempt from prosecution.

There are several changes to the state’s firearms owner identification program. Anyone convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, and those found to be mentally ill will not be issued FOID cards, or they will have their cards revoked.....snip~

New Illinois Laws for 2013

Read more: Over 150 new Illinois laws go into effect in 2013 | WGN-TV

Going into affect on July 1 are the New Speeding Laws. Which Illinois and Chicago will be looking to make money off those who speed. From its own citizens and of course from all others.
 

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Most of Illinois and Chicago's Laws went into affect Jan 1 of this Year. This piece stated over 150 but actually it over 214 new laws.

Over 150 new Illinois laws go into effect in 2013.....

Among those laws:
Bosses will no longer be able to demand access to employee’s social media accounts.
Parents who allow underage drinking will face stricter penalties — not only at their home, but also on property under their control, like a boathouse, cabin or barn.
Illinois residents will no longer be able to possess, sell, trade or try to sell a shark fin.
Relatives who help a fugitive run from police will face criminal charges. Until now, they have been exempt from prosecution.

There are several changes to the state’s firearms owner identification program. Anyone convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, and those found to be mentally ill will not be issued FOID cards, or they will have their cards revoked.....snip~

New Illinois Laws for 2013

Read more: Over 150 new Illinois laws go into effect in 2013 | WGN-TV

Going into affect on July 1 are the New Speeding Laws. Which Illinois and Chicago will be looking to make money off those who speed. From its own citizens and of course from all others.

I am so glad I left that state. WTF is wrong with the law makers there wanting to control every aspect of everything. So much for freedom in the state of Illinois.
 

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I am so glad I left that state. WTF is wrong with the law makers there wanting to control every aspect of everything. So much for freedom in the state of Illinois.

Heya BM :2wave: .....yeah now the Demos will make money off the parents for when their kids are drinking. Even if the parents didn't know.

Wish they would come up with that law wherein a District Attorney pushes a case to trial, wastes the tax payers money, was wrong, only did so for political expediency.....that they would then be prosecuted and then sent to the very prisons they have been sending people. Like Pontiac or Statesville.

Wherein pencil-neck geeks actually pay a price for the severe mistakes they make and create.

I heard Colorado has some gun Laws that were going into effect today. But so far none here from there has said if it was true or not. I am sure there are some other really strange laws popping up around the country today too.
 

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Most of Illinois and Chicago's Laws went into affect Jan 1 of this Year. This piece stated over 150 but actually it over 214 new laws.

Over 150 new Illinois laws go into effect in 2013.....

Among those laws:
Bosses will no longer be able to demand access to employee’s social media accounts.
Parents who allow underage drinking will face stricter penalties — not only at their home, but also on property under their control, like a boathouse, cabin or barn.
Illinois residents will no longer be able to possess, sell, trade or try to sell a shark fin.
Relatives who help a fugitive run from police will face criminal charges. Until now, they have been exempt from prosecution.

There are several changes to the state’s firearms owner identification program. Anyone convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, and those found to be mentally ill will not be issued FOID cards, or they will have their cards revoked.....snip~

New Illinois Laws for 2013

Read more: Over 150 new Illinois laws go into effect in 2013 | WGN-TV

Going into affect on July 1 are the New Speeding Laws. Which Illinois and Chicago will be looking to make money off those who speed. From its own citizens and of course from all others.

Other than the gun law changes, which I'm not quite up to speed on yet, I would have to agree with those specified above.
 

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Heya BM :2wave: .....yeah now the Demos will make money off the parents for when their kids are drinking. Even if the parents didn't know.

Wish they would come up with that law wherein a District Attorney pushes a case to trial, wastes the tax payers money, was wrong, only did so for political expediency.....that they would then be prosecuted and then sent to the very prisons they have been sending people. Like Pontiac or Statesville.

Wherein pencil-neck geeks actually pay a price for the severe mistakes they make and create.

I heard Colorado has some gun Laws that were going into effect today. But so far none here from there has said if it was true or not. I am sure there are some other really strange laws popping up around the country today too.

I actually like the social media and shark fin law. Being a diver the whole shark fin thing is good. The rest I have seen so far are well overbearing to say the least.
 

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I actually like the social media and shark fin law. Being a diver the whole shark fin thing is good. The rest I have seen so far are well overbearing to say the least.

Yeah I am not against the Shark fin law either.....nor that social media one. Still Illinois is the State ready to file bankruptcy and is worse off than California. So they are looking to make, scam, and steal money any way they can.
 

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Yeah I am not against the Shark fin law either.....nor that social media one. Still Illinois is the State ready to file bankruptcy and is worse off than California. So they are looking to make, scam, and steal money any way they can.

Exactly. The taxes are so overbearing there. No wonder people are leaving in droves.
 

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You have to have the spine of a jellyfish to be offended by the word "penmanship".

LOL, people are so pathetic.
 

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Early July is about more than fireworks, cookouts and long weekends. It's also about hundreds of new state laws.

Around the nation, July 1 marks the start of new fiscal years and the date recently passed legislation goes into effect, although states often mark their independence by enacting new regulations on their own calendars.

70faf320dd0f4415360f6a7067005539.jpg


The laws and effective dates vary somewhat from state to state, but an overview of legislation set to hit the books Monday shows that state lawmakers took positions on the following five topics of national debate:

— GUNS
— TECH
— CARS
— ABORTION
—DRONES


Not all of the measures set to take effect were matters dominating national political discussion. The following five examples of recently approved legislation show state-level updates can cover a variety of topics:

— SEXIST LANGUAGE: Washington lawmakers are completing work to strip the state's books of sexist language. References to "his" will be changed to "his or her," college "freshmen" will become "first-year students" and "penmanship" will be called "handwriting."

— TANNING: Dozens of states this year considered keeping minors out of tanning beds. New Jersey and Nevada restrictions kick in July 1, and an Oregon limit takes effect in January. The home of MTV's reality series "Jersey Shore" and its famously bronzed cast, however, took the law beyond sun lamps to block anyone younger than 14 from getting even a spray tan.....snip~

News laws kick in around nation on July 1

Many state laws going into effect tomorrow. What are some New laws in your state that you may find strange or interesting. Or that you think all should know about. Any affect others coming from other states?

Kentucky says people can now drink on Election Day in their state. Plus Wyoming is going to have their First State lottery.


Nanny state at work....

I no longer celebrate the 4th... This country has turned into a tryrannical progressive cult of personality...
 

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Nanny state at work....

I no longer celebrate the 4th... This country has turned into a tryrannical progressive cult of personality...

That's alright I put Vegetation killer down.....plus all my Rockets have a Red glare. :lol:
 
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