|Public Act 094-0599
||LRB094 05165 AJO 36388 b
AN ACT concerning volunteer emergency workers.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Volunteer Firefighter Job Protection Act is
amended by changing Sections 1, 3, 5, and 20 as follows:
(50 ILCS 748/1)
This Act may be cited as the
(Source: P.A. 93-1027, eff. 8-25-04.)
(50 ILCS 748/3)
Definitions. As used in this Act:
" means a
firefighter who does not receive monetary compensation for his
or her services to a fire department or fire protection
district and who does not work for any other fire department or
fire protection district for monetary compensation.
emergency worker" also means a person who does not receive
monetary compensation for his or her services as a volunteer
Emergency Medical Technician (licensed as an EMT-B, EMT-I, or
EMT-P under the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act),
a volunteer ambulance driver or attendant, or a volunteer
"First Responder", as defined in Sec. 3.60 of the Emergency
Medical Services (EMT) Systems Act, to a fire department, fire
protection district, or other governmental entity and who does
not work in one of these capacities for any other fire
department, fire protection district, or governmental entity
for monetary compensation.
"Monetary compensation" does not include a monetary
incentive awarded to a firefighter by the board of trustees of
a fire protection district under Section 6 of the Fire
Protection District Act.