Bill Status of HB5899 95th General Assembly
Short Description: PEN CD-ART 4-DISABILITY PENSN
Rep. Michael K. Smith
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.