New Year's 2013: New Laws Go Into Effect

In California alone, more than 800 new laws go into effect.
2:27 | 12/31/12

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Next up is a story that means a lot to lawyer like me. New laws for states across the country. More than 800 in california alone go into effect tuesday morning from minor traffic regulations to the recognition of same-sex marriage to some that are bizarre. Linsey davis joins us with more. Reporter: Employers asking for your lon loglogin info will be a thing of the past. Something to make you say, hmm. When the ball drops monday night, it's all about out with the old and in with the new. New laws, that is. Some that are rather unusual. Like public act 97743 in illinois. It imposes a $1,000 fine on anyone what pops a wheelie on a motorcycle while speeding. Come tuesday at 12:01, concord, massachusetts lrks be the first community in the nation to outlaw plastic bottles. Consider these con tartainers contra ban. In the sunshine state, don't flash your lights to warn drivers of a speed trap or you'll get pulled over. You can whip out proof of insurance on your smart phone. Maybe we can have our driv driver's license on there. Reporter:2013, they're restricting the number of cats in a house hold to no more than four in kansas. Kentucky is apparently starts to look like hog heaven. The state's growing population of feral pigs caused them to slap a fine on those caught releasing them into the wild. And in landlocked illinois, it's no longer legal to possess, sell, or distribute shark fins. And deep fryers beware. In north carolina, a felony if you steal cooking oil. The value worth mn more than $1,000. Something to think about. And yet, the federal legislators can't get a deal going. Now to the latest on the royal baby, will and kate, and

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