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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