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Public Act 094-1088




Public Act 094-1088
SB1195 Enrolled LRB094 04889 LCB 34918 b

    AN ACT concerning civil law.
    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 changing
Section 67 as follows:
    (745 ILCS 49/67)
    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, or the National
Safety Council 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.
(Source: P.A. 94-825, eff. 7-1-06.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 1/25/2007