Bill Status of HB5317 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: MUNI CD-LIFT-ASSIST SERVICES
Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Defines "lift-assist service". Provides that municipalities may fix, charge, and collect reasonable fees from independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, nursing home facilities, or other similar congregate care facilities for all lift-assist services rendered by a municipal fire department, firefighter, emergency response unit, or public safety employee of any municipal department in connection with providing a patient or other individual lift-assist services. Limits lift-assist service fees. Provides that municipalities may require an independent living facility, assisted living facility, nursing home facility, or other similar congregate care facility to which a municipal department responds for a request for lift-assist services to indemnify and hold harmless the municipality for any and all injuries suffered at the facility by municipal personnel in the response to a lift-assist call for service, including specified costs.