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 Bill Status of HB5899  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael K. Smith

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/4-110from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 4-110

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that the term "act of duty" shall include any term or condition of employment assigned to any firefighter, emergency medical technician (EMT), or paramedic by his or her employing entity and is not limited in any fashion to a firefighting activity that involves a special risk of the occupation. Specifies that any activity performed by a firefighter, EMT, or paramedic assigned by a supervisor directly or indirectly constitutes an act of duty, including, but not limited to, routine maintenance, housekeeping chores, clerical tasks, and other assigned duties. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael K. Smith
  2/15/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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