Two Quad City Laws You Didn’t Know Existed
I'm sure you've seen those posts and websites get shared around that talk about each states unusual laws. Usually these statutes are outdated or are misinterpreted. Here's a couple Quad City laws that are real.
According to the Illinois General Assembly it is illegal to possess more than $600 worth of salamanders or about 75 of the creatures. Technically it's against the law to possess any aquatic life captured or killed in violation of the Fish and Aquatic Life Code, valued at or in excess of $600
And in Iowa it's a crime to pass off margarine as real butter. Anyone who tries it will be hit with a misdemeanor under food-labeling laws. Just read through the Iowa State Legislature if you don't believe me.