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Legal news from Sunday, August 13, 2017
by Lindsay Offutt

President Donald Trump signed the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act on Saturday that will allocate $2.1 billion in government funds to the Veterans Choice Fund, and an additional $1.8 billion to core VA health programs and medical facility leases. Trump signed the bill in response to the budget shortfall in the Department …

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by Lindsay Offutt

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed SB 189 on Friday removing the statutes of limitations on certain sexual abuse crimes. The legislation amends chapter 38, sections 3-6, of the Illinois Criminal Code to eliminate a time guard for reporting felony sex crimes and sex crimes against children. Under the previous code a victim of these …

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