New Laws Set to Take Effect October 1

September 29, 2023


A number of new laws that are effective on October 1 were passed during the 2023 legislative session. These laws address several issue areas to improve our great state.



New laws include wrong-way driving prevention with a test program on 120 highway exit ramps that are determined high risk for wrong-way drivers, gun violence prevention, and prohibiting hand-harvesting of ecologically important horseshoe crabs or their eggs from state waters.
Additionally, we prohibited deceptive and coercive interrogation methods, and implemented proper notification of inmates’ families and any associated victims of related crime(s) when they transfer from one facility to another.

These are just some of the laws, follow the link below for the full list.

Laws Effective October 1


Your calls, emails, and testimony at public hearings during this year's legislative session had a direct influence on these new laws. Thank you for your input, and please continue sharing your views and making your voice heard during our legislative process.