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Public Act 094-0290




Public Act 094-0290
HB1318 Enrolled LRB094 10032 LCB 40290 b

    AN ACT concerning civil immunity.
    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 72 as follows:
    (745 ILCS 49/72 new)
    Sec. 72. Professional engineers, architects, land
surveyors, and structural engineers; exemption from civil
liability for professional services in response to disasters or
catastrophic events. Any professional engineer, architect,
land surveyor, or structural engineer who in good faith,
without fee, provides professional services in response to a
disaster or other catastrophic event shall not be liable for
civil damages as a result of his or her acts or omissions in
providing the professional services, except for willful and
wanton misconduct. This immunity applies to services that are
provided without fee during or within 60 days following the end
of a disaster or catastrophic event.

Effective Date: 1/1/2006