Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Good Samaritan Act. Provides immunity for any physician licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987 to practice medicine in all its branches or licensed to practice the treatment of human ailments in any other state or territory of the United States, any nurse licensed under the Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act, any paramedic, or any emergency medical technician who provides assistance to a law enforcement officer while the officer is engaged in tactical operations.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything. Amends the Good Samaritan Act. Provides that a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, a physician assistant, a nurse, a paramedic, an emergency medical technician, or a First Responder who, in good faith and without fee, or with a fee not to exceed $1, to a person, provides assistance to a law enforcement officer while the officer is engaged in law enforcement critical incident, tactical training, or tactical operations is not liable for civil damages as a result of his or her acts or omissions in providing the care, except in cases of willful or wanton misconduct.