(5 ILCS 235/15)
Licenses, certifications, and permits.
An emergency responder from outside this State who holds a license, certificate, or other
permit recognized or issued by another state shall be deemed licensed, certified, and permitted to render mutual aid during a mutual aid emergency within
this State pursuant to a mutual aid agreement authorized by this
Act, if the emergency responder is (i) acting within the scope of his
or her license, certificate, or permit and within the scope of what an
equivalent license, certificate, or permit from or recognized by
this State would authorize and (ii) acting pursuant to a request for mutual aid made pursuant to a mutual aid agreement authorized by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-309, eff. 8-12-13.)