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 Bill Status of HB4478  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Brad Halbrook

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-1189 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the Shelby County Board may form, manage, fund, and operate a volunteer rescue squad to provide assistance within Shelby County to any public entity providing law enforcement, firefighting, emergency disaster response, or first responder services. Provides that the volunteer rescue squad may (i) locate missing persons, including drowning victims, (ii) perform a supporting, and not direct, role in fighting fires, and (iii) extricate persons from unsafe conditions. Provides that the Shelby County Board may provide benefits for rescue squad volunteers who suffer disease, injury, or death in the line of duty.

DateChamber Action
  1/17/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Brad Halbrook
  1/17/2024HouseFirst Reading
  1/17/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2024HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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