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Public Act 096-0974





Public Act 096-0974
HB5958 Enrolled LRB096 20664 RLJ 36381 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Fire Protection Training Act is
amended by changing Section 2 as follows:
    (50 ILCS 740/2)  (from Ch. 85, par. 532)
    Sec. 2. Definitions. As used in this Act, unless the
context requires otherwise:
    a. Office means the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
    b. "Local governmental agency" means any local
governmental unit or municipal corporation in this State. It
does not include the State of Illinois or any office, officer,
department, division, bureau, board, commission, or agency of
the State except a State controlled university, college, or
public community college.
    c. "School" means any school located within the State of
Illinois whether privately or publicly owned which offers a
course in fire protection training or related subjects and
which has been approved by the Office.
    d. "Trainee" means a recruit fire fighter required to
complete initial minimum basic training requirements at an
approved school to be eligible for permanent employment as a
fire fighter.
    e. "Fire protection personnel" and "fire fighter" means any
person engaged in fire administration, fire prevention, fire
suppression, fire education and arson investigation, including
any permanently employed, trainee or volunteer fire fighter,
whether or not such person, trainee or volunteer is compensated
for all or any fraction of his time.
    f. "Basic training" and "basic level" shall mean the Basic
Operations Firefighter II program as promulgated by the rules
and regulations of the Office.
(Source: P.A. 82-777.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/2/2010