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Public Act 094-0825




Public Act 094-0825
SB2303 Enrolled LRB094 18486 LCT 53811 b

    AN ACT concerning civil liability.
    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 67 as follows:
    (745 ILCS 49/67 new)
    Sec. 67. First aid providers; exemption for first aid. Any
person who is currently certified in first aid by the American
Red Cross or the American Heart Association and who in good
faith provides first aid without fee to any person shall not,
as a result of his or her acts or omissions, except willful and
wanton misconduct on the part of the person in providing the
aid, be liable to a person to whom such aid is provided for
civil damages.
    The provisions of this Section shall not apply to any
health care facility as defined in Section 8-2001 of the Code
of Civil Procedure or to any practitioner as defined in Section
8-2003 of the Code of Civil Procedure providing services in a
hospital or health care facility.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,

Effective Date: 7/1/2006