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1     AN ACT concerning civil law.
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 changing
5 Section 67 as follows:
6     (745 ILCS 49/67)
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, or the National
10 Safety Council and who in good faith provides first aid without
11 fee to any person shall not, as a result of his or her acts or
12 omissions, except willful and wanton misconduct on the part of
13 the person in providing the aid, be liable to a person to whom
14 such aid is provided for 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 (Source: P.A. 94-825, eff. 7-1-06.)
21     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22 becoming law.