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Public Act 094-0826




Public Act 094-0826
SB2968 Enrolled LRB094 18846 AJO 54268 b

    AN ACT concerning immunity.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Good Samaritan Act is amended by changing
Section 70 as follows:
    (745 ILCS 49/70)
    Sec. 70. Law enforcement officers, or firemen, Emergency
Medical Technicians (EMTs) and First Responders; exemption
from civil liability for emergency care. Any law enforcement
officer or fireman as defined in Section 2 of the Line of Duty
Compensation Act, any "emergency medical technician (EMT)" as
defined in Section 3.50 of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Systems Act, and any "first responder" as defined in Section
3.60 of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act, who
in good faith provides emergency care without fee or
compensation to any person shall not, as a result of his or her
acts or omissions, except willful and wanton misconduct on the
part of the person, in providing the care, be liable to a
person to whom such care is provided for civil damages.
(Source: P.A. 93-1047, eff. 10-18-04.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2007