Here are some more laws that go in effect Sunday:
Public Act 97-0383 expands the list of those arrested or convicted of certain crimes who are required to submit to DNA testing. Crimes include first-degree murder, home invasion, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual assault.
Public Act 97-0160 provides tools to prosecute individuals who attempt to lure children for sexual purposes. Under the new law, individuals convicted of child luring must undergo a sex offender evaluation prior to sentencing. The law also increases the penalty to a Class 2 felony for the second offense when the person has a prior conviction of a sex offense.
Public Act 97-0302 states that the natural mother, father or spouse of an Illinois veteran, who was killed in the line of duty, is entitled to admission to Illinois veterans homes if there is room.
Public Act 97-0504 requires all current and future elected and appointed officials in Illinois to take Open Meetings Act training courses administered by the public access counselor in the Attorney General’s office.