Bill Status of HB0393 100th General Assembly
Short Description: FIRE DEPT-HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
Rep. Charles Meier
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code and Fire Protection District Act. Provides that the corporate authorities of municipalities and the boards of trustees of fire protection districts may fix, charge, and collect reasonable fees not exceeding the reasonable cost of services rendered by the municipality or district for emergency action taken in response to a hazardous material emergency incident. Limits charges to a rate not to exceed $250 per hour and not to exceed $70 per hour per firefighter and for reasonable charges to reimburse the municipality or district for extraordinary expenses of materials used in rendering the services. Excludes charges for vehicles, personnel, or equipment that are not actively being used in response to the emergency incident. Amends the Hazardous Material Emergency Response Reimbursement Act making conforming changes. Effective immediately.