More Than 40 Thousand New Laws

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That’s right, over 40 thousand of them:

Legislatures in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico met in 2009, leading to the enactment of 40,697 laws, many of which take effect January 1.

And remember that ignorance of the law is no excuse. Time to start reading. It’s for my own good anyway.

1:40 pm on January 4, 2010