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 Bill Status of SB2471  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY WORKER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes

House Sponsors
(Rep. John Cavaletto  and Tony McCombie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/19/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0973

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 748/3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Volunteer Emergency Worker Job Protection Act. Provides that "volunteer emergency worker" means a person who serves as a member of a fire department of a fire protection district, municipality, or other unit of government on other than a full-time career basis and who meets the requirements for volunteer status under the Code of Federal Regulations and Opinion Letters from the United States Department of Labor. Provides that "volunteer emergency worker" also means, including, but not limited to, a person who serves on a volunteer basis and is licensed under the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)(First Responder), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (EMT-I), Advanced Emergency Medical Responder (A-EMT), or Paramedic (EMT-P), or a volunteer ambulance driver or attendant, and the person does not work in one of these capacities for another fire department, fire protection district, or governmental entity on a full-time career basis. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  1/30/2018SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2018SenateAssigned to Labor
  2/28/2018SenateDo Pass Labor; 015-000-000
  2/28/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 1, 2018
  4/17/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/17/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 18, 2018
  4/19/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/19/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/24/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
  4/24/2018HouseFirst Reading
  4/24/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/7/2018HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/16/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 022-000-000
  5/18/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-001-000
  5/24/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/24/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  6/22/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  8/19/2018SenateGovernor Approved
  8/19/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0973

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