Public Act 90-0413 of the 90th General Assembly

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Public Act 90-0413

SB587 Enrolled                                  LRB900078NTcw

    AN ACT to amend the Good Samaritan Act by adding  Section

    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  adding
Section 42 as follows:

    (745 ILCS 49/42 new)
    Sec. 42. Optometrists; exemption from civil liability for
emergency  care.  Any optometrist or any person licensed as a
optometrist in any other state or  territory  of  the  United
States  who in good faith provides emergency care without fee
to a victim of an accident at the scene of an accident  shall
not,  as  a  result  of  his or her acts or omissions, except
willful or wanton misconduct on the part of  the  person,  in
providing the care, be liable for civil damages.

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