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go into effect

Of a law, policy, etc., to become official, legitimate, or valid. These changes in the uniform policy go into effect at the start of next year.
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go into effect

 and take effect
[for a law or a rule] to become effective. When does this new law go into effect? The new tax laws won't go into effect until next year.
See also: effect, go
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come/go into efˈfect

(of laws, rules, etc.) begin to be used, applied, etc: The winter timetable comes into effect in November.
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Those laws, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, contain multiple provisions, some of which already have gone into effect.
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Even after the law has gone into effect, some businesses are still charging to collect the items covered under the law.
In fact, CMS says the full effect of the government's spending reductions might still be yet ahead: At the report's writing, not much time had passed since the Medicare add-ons expired in October 2002, and threatened Medicaid cuts had not yet gone into effect. Facilities that subsidize Medicaid revenue with Medicare payments are at greatest risk.
The treaty itself, which has gone into effect without U.S.
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The statement would have gone into effect for financial statements for periods beginning after June 15, 1994.
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Unless Congress pulls a last-minute switcheroo--in which case, read this article as what might have been--the long-awaited (and fretted over) Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps have just gone into effect as you read this--on July 1, to be exact.
Hawaii's program has already meet resistance from the state's new governor, and it hasn't even gone into effect yet.