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Full Text of HB4254  100th General Assembly

HB4254 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB4254

 

Introduced , by Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
745 ILCS 49/77 new

    Amends the Good Samaritan Act. Provides that any not-for-profit organization in this State or any person working at the organization who in good faith provides temporary or emergency overnight shelter without fee to a person experiencing homelessness shall not be liable for civil damages as a result of acts or omissions, except for willful or wanton misconduct on the part of the person or organization in providing the temporary or emergency overnight shelter. Provides that the new provisions do not apply to an organization whose primary purpose is to provide shelter to the homeless.


LRB100 17117 HEP 32269 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB4254LRB100 17117 HEP 32269 b

1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Good Samaritan Act is amended by adding
5Section 77 as follows:
 
6    (745 ILCS 49/77 new)
7    Sec. 77. Temporary overnight shelters; exemption from
8civil liability. Any not-for-profit organization in this State
9or any person working at the organization who in good faith
10provides temporary or emergency overnight shelter without fee
11to a person experiencing homelessness shall not be liable for
12civil damages as a result of acts or omissions, except for
13willful or wanton misconduct on the part of the person or
14organization in providing the temporary or emergency overnight
15shelter.
16    This Section does not apply to an organization whose
17primary purpose is to provide shelter to the homeless.