Bill Status of SB3198 97th General Assembly
Short Description: LOC GOVT IMMUNITY-MUTUAL AID
Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Fire Protection and Rescue Services Article of the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act. Provides that the term "local public entity" includes, but is not limited to, a private person, organization, or corporation, including specialized operations teams for hazardous materials mitigation, underwater rescue and recovery, technical rescue, and incident management, that provides support to a fire department, fire protection district, or rescue squad district during an emergency when activated at the request of the fire chief of a fire department, fire protection district, or rescue squad district pursuant to a formal mutual aid system such as the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System. Effective immediately.