101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced , by Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
210 ILCS 50/3.233 new
30 ILCS 805/8.43 new
Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that
covered vehicle service provider personnel who treat and either release or
transport to a health care facility an individual experiencing a suspected
or an actual opioid overdose shall document in the patient's care report
the date and time of the overdose, the location in latitude and longitude
where the overdose victim was initially encountered, whether one or more
doses of an opioid overdose reversal drug was administered, and whether the
overdose was fatal or nonfatal when the overdose victim was initially
encountered and during the transportation of the victim to a health care
facility. Provides that a covered vehicle service provider shall also
provide the information to a specified mapping application. Provides that
the information documented by a covered vehicle service provider shall not
be used in an opioid use-related criminal investigation or prosecution of
the individual treated by the covered vehicle service provider personnel.
Exempts from civil or criminal liability all covered vehicle service
providers and covered vehicle service provider personnel who report the
information in good faith. Amends the State Mandates Act to require
implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act
is amended by adding Section 3.233 as follows:
(210 ILCS 50/3.233 new)
Opioid overdose reporting.
(a) In this Section:
"Covered vehicle service provider" means a licensed
vehicle service provider that is a municipality with a
population of 1,000,000 or greater.
"Covered vehicle service provider personnel" means
individuals licensed by the Department as an EMT, EMT-I, A-EMT,
or EMT-P who are employed by a covered vehicle service
"Opioid" means any narcotic containing opium or one or more
of its natural or synthetic derivatives.
"Overdose" means a physiological event that results in a
life-threatening emergency to an individual who ingested,
inhaled, injected, or otherwise bodily absorbed an opioid.
(b) Covered vehicle service provider personnel who treat
and either release or transport to a health care facility an
individual experiencing a suspected or an actual overdose shall