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Quinn signs legislation dealing with adults that allow underage drinking

CHICAGO, IL (KFVS) -

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation on Wednesday that deals with underage drinking, and adults who allow such activity their homes.

According to the governor's office, the legislation says that if a parent or guardian knowingly authorizes or permits underage drinking on their property, they will be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

The legislation goes in effect in Illinois on January 1, 2013.

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