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Full Text of SB0252  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning local government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Volunteer Emergency Worker Job Protection
5 Act is amended by changing Section 3 as follows:
6     (50 ILCS 748/3)
7     Sec. 3. Definitions. As used in this Act:
8     "Volunteer emergency worker" means a firefighter who does
9 not receive monetary compensation for his or her services to a
10 fire department or fire protection district and who does not
11 work for any other fire department or fire protection district
12 for monetary compensation. "Volunteer emergency worker" also
13 means a person who does not receive monetary compensation for
14 his or her services as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician
15 (licensed as an EMT-B, EMT-I, or EMT-P under the Emergency
16 Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act), a volunteer ambulance
17 driver or attendant, or a volunteer "First Responder", as
18 defined in Sec. 3.60 of the Emergency Medical Services (EMT)
19 Systems Act, to a fire department, fire protection district, or
20 other governmental entity and who does not work in one of these
21 capacities for any other fire department, fire protection
22 district, or governmental entity for monetary compensation.
23 "Volunteer emergency worker" also means a person who is a



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1 volunteer member of a county or municipal emergency services
2 and disaster agency pursuant to the Illinois Emergency
3 Management Agency Act, an auxiliary policeman appointed
4 pursuant to the Municipal Code, or an auxiliary deputy
5 appointed by a county sheriff pursuant to the Counties Code.
6     "Monetary compensation" does not include a monetary
7 incentive awarded to a firefighter by the board of trustees of
8 a fire protection district under Section 6 of the Fire
9 Protection District Act.
10 (Source: P.A. 93-1027, eff. 8-25-04; 94-599, eff. 1-1-06.)
11     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
12 becoming law.