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Public Act 096-0386




Public Act 096-0386
HB1307 Enrolled LRB096 08600 JDS 18723 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The State Fire Marshal Act is amended by
changing Section 2.7 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 2905/2.7)
    Sec. 2.7. Small Fire-fighting and Ambulance Service
Equipment Grant Program.
    (a) The Office shall establish and administer a Small
Fire-fighting and Ambulance Service Equipment Grant Program to
award grants to fire departments, and fire protection
districts, and volunteer, non-profit, stand alone ambulance
services for the purchase of small fire-fighting and ambulance
    (b) The Fire Service and Small Equipment Fund is created as
a special fund in the State treasury. From appropriations, the
Office may expend moneys from the Fund for the grant program
under subsection (a) of this Section. Moneys received for the
purposes of this Section, including, without limitation,
proceeds deposited under the Fire Investigation Act and gifts,
grants, and awards from any public or private entity must be
deposited into the Fund. Any interest earned on moneys in the
Fund must be deposited into the Fund.
    (c) As used in this Section, "small fire-fighting and
ambulance equipment" includes, without limitation, turnout
gear, air packs, thermal imaging cameras, jaws of life,
defibrillators, communications equipment, including but not
limited to pagers and radios, and other fire-fighting or life
saving equipment, as determined by the State Fire Marshal.
    (d) The Office shall adopt any rules necessary for the
implementation and administration of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 95-717, eff. 4-8-08.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/13/2009