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  • Illinois Liquor Laws and Penalties that Apply to Minors

  • Other Important Laws

  • Happy Hour Laws

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Laws

  • Illinois Drivers License and ID Cards

  • DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI) LAWS-

    In 1997, .08 became the legal limit of blood-alcohol content (BAC).

    DUI penalties for those 21 and over:
     
    1st ConvictionA minimum loss of driving privileges for one-year. Imprisonment for a possible one-year term. Up to $2500 in fines.
     
    2nd ConvictionA minimum 5 year loss of driving privileges. Possible imprisonment for one year, but 48 hours mandatory jail time, or 100 hours of community service if in 5 year-period. A $2500 fine.
     
    3rd ConvictionClass 2 felony with a minimum 10 years loss of driving privileges. Possible imprisonment for 3-7 years. If given probation, possible 30 days of community service. A possible fine up to $25,000.
     
    DUI penalties for under age of 21
     
    1st ConvictionLoss of driving privilges for a minimum of 2 years. A possible one-year prison term. A fine up to $2,500.
     
    2nd ConvictionRevocation of driver's license for a minimum of 5 years or until the age of 21. Possible imprisonment for one year. Mandatory 2 days jail time or 100 hours community service if in a 5-year period. A fine up to $2,500
     
    3rd ConvictionClass 2 felony with loss of driving privileges for 10 years. A possible 3-7 years prison term. If givenprobation, possible 30 days of commmunity service. A fine up yo $25,000
     
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