(815 ILCS 645/14)
(from Ch. 29, par. 60.4)
(a) A physical fitness center shall have available and on its
premises, during staffed business hours, at least one person who holds a valid certificate
indicating that he has successfully completed a course of training in basic
cardiopulmonary resuscitation which complies with generally recognized
standards for basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
(b) A person holding a valid certificate who in good faith provides
emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation to a member of the physical fitness
center or other person shall not be liable for his act or omission in
providing such resuscitation, unless such act or omission was willful or
wanton, as provided in Section 17 of the "Emergency Medical Services
(EMS) Systems Act", as now or hereafter amended.
(c) For the purposes of this Section, the term "physical fitness
center" includes not-for-profit entities which offer
physical fitness services to the public. A "physical fitness center"
does not include any facility operated by a group or association of private
individuals solely for the benefit or use of such individuals and not open
to the public.
(Source: P.A. 96-748, eff. 1-1-10.)