Gov. Pritzger signs bill to stiffen penalties and fines for those violators of handheld ban that cause injury to others in crash — ‘aggravated use of an electronic communication device’ begins July 2020 in Illinois

Illinois increases possible fines for using phone while driving
Chicago Tribune, July 19, 2019

No more warnings or non-moving violations in Illinois — harsher penalties and increased fine for violating handheld ban begin

Here’s what you need to know about the Illinois crackdown on texting while driving going into effect July 1
Chicago Tribune, June 20, 2019