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Full Text of SB2303  94th General Assembly



SB2303 Enrolled LRB094 18486 LCT 53811 b

1     AN ACT concerning civil liability.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Good Samaritan Act is amended by adding
5 Section 67 as follows:
6     (745 ILCS 49/67 new)
7     Sec. 67. First aid providers; exemption for first aid. Any
8 person who is currently certified in first aid by the American
9 Red Cross or the American Heart Association and who in good
10 faith provides first aid without fee to any person shall not,
11 as a result of his or her acts or omissions, except willful and
12 wanton misconduct on the part of the person in providing the
13 aid, be liable to a person to whom such aid is provided for
14 civil damages.
15     The provisions of this Section shall not apply to any
16 health care facility as defined in Section 8-2001 of the Code
17 of Civil Procedure or to any practitioner as defined in Section
18 8-2003 of the Code of Civil Procedure providing services in a
19 hospital or health care facility.
20     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
21 2006.