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 Bill Status of SB2471  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY WORKER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2018SenateAssigned to Labor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 748/3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Volunteer Emergency Worker Job Protection Act. Provides that "volunteer emergency worker" means a person who serves as a member of a fire department of a fire protection district, municipality, or other unit of government on other than a full-time career basis and who meets the requirements for volunteer status under the Code of Federal Regulations and Opinion Letters from the United States Department of Labor. Provides that "volunteer emergency worker" also means, including, but not limited to, a person who serves on a volunteer basis and is licensed under the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)(First Responder), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (EMT-I), Advanced Emergency Medical Responder (A-EMT), or Paramedic (EMT-P), or a volunteer ambulance driver or attendant, and the person does not work in one of these capacities for another fire department, fire protection district, or governmental entity on a full-time career basis. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  1/30/2018SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2018SenateAssigned to Labor

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