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1    AN ACT concerning health.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act
5is amended by adding Section 3.233 as follows:
6    (210 ILCS 50/3.233 new)
7    Sec. 3.233. Opioid overdose reporting.
8    (a) In this Section:
9    "Covered vehicle service provider" means a licensed
10vehicle service provider that is a municipality with a
11population of 1,000,000 or greater.
12    "Covered vehicle service provider personnel" means
13individuals licensed by the Department as an EMT, EMT-I, A-EMT,
14or EMT-P who are employed by a covered vehicle service
16    "Opioid" means any narcotic containing opium or one or more
17of its natural or synthetic derivatives.
18    "Overdose" means a physiological event that results in a
19life-threatening emergency to an individual who ingested,
20inhaled, injected, or otherwise bodily absorbed an opioid.
21    (b) Covered vehicle service provider personnel who treat
22and either release or transport to a health care facility an
23individual experiencing a suspected or an actual overdose shall



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1document in the patient's care report the information specified
2in subsection (c) within 24 hours of the initial reporting of
3the incident.
4    (c) A patient care report of an overdose made under this
5Section shall include:
6        (1) the date and time of the overdose;
7        (2) the location in latitude and longitude, to no more
8    than 4 decimal places, where the overdose victim was
9    initially encountered by the covered vehicle service
10    provider personnel;
11        (3) whether one or more doses of an opioid overdose
12    reversal drug was administered; and
13        (4) whether the overdose was fatal or nonfatal when the
14    overdose victim was initially encountered by the covered
15    vehicle service provider personnel and during the
16    transportation of the victim to a health care facility.
17    (d) Upon receipt of a patient care report that documents an
18overdose, a covered vehicle service provider shall report the
19information listed under subsection (c) to:
20        (i) the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug
21    Trafficking Area Overdose Detection Mapping Application;
22    or
23        (ii) any similar information technology platform with
24    secure access operated by the federal government or a unit
25    of state or local government, as determined by the covered
26    vehicle service provider.



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1    (e) Overdose information reported by a covered vehicle
2service provider under this Section shall not be used in an
3opioid use-related criminal investigation or prosecution of
4the individual who was treated by the covered vehicle service
5provider personnel for experiencing the suspected or actual
7    (f) Covered vehicle service providers or covered vehicle
8service provider personnel that in good faith make a report
9under this Section shall be immune from civil or criminal
10liability for making the report.
11    Section 90. The State Mandates Act is amended by adding
12Section 8.43 as follows:
13    (30 ILCS 805/8.43 new)
14    Sec. 8.43. Exempt mandate. Notwithstanding Sections 6 and 8
15of this Act, no reimbursement by the State is required for the
16implementation of any mandate created by this amendatory Act of
17the 101st General Assembly.
18    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
19becoming law.