|Public Act 094-0318
||LRB094 06680 DRH 36774 b
AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Railroad Employees Medical Treatment Act.
As used in this Act:
"Commission" means the Illinois Commerce Commission.
"Discipline" means to bring charges against in a
disciplinary proceeding, suspend, terminate, or make a note of
reprimand on an employee's record.
Railroad employee access to first aid or
(a) A railroad shall make a good faith effort to provide
prompt medical attention for a railroad employee who is injured
in the course of his or her employment.
(b) It is unlawful for a railroad or person employed by a
(1) deny, delay, or interfere with medical treatment or
first aid treatment to an employee of that railroad who has
been injured during employment; or
(2) discipline or threaten discipline to an employee of
a railroad who has been injured during employment for (i)
requesting medical or first aid treatment or (ii) following
the orders or treatment plan of his or her treating
(c) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to require a
railroad or railroad employee to perform first aid or medical
(d) This Section does not prevent an employer from:
(1) noting in an employee's record that an injury