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90_HB1217sam002 LRB9003940WHmgam01 1 AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 1217 2 AMENDMENT NO. . Amend House Bill 1217 on page 3, by 3 inserting after line 7 the following: 4 "Section 10. The Good Samaritan Act is amended by adding 5 Section 12 as follows: 6 (745 ILCS 49/12 new) 7 Sec. 12. Use of an automatic external defibrillator; 8 exemption from civil liability for emergency care. Any 9 person who has successfully completed the training 10 requirements of a course in basic emergency care of a person 11 in cardiac arrest that: 12 (i) included training in the operation and use of an 13 automatic external defibrillator; and 14 (ii) was conducted in accordance with the standards 15 of the American Heart Association, 16 and who, in good faith, not for compensation, renders 17 emergency medical care involving the use of an automatic 18 external defibrillator in accordance with his or her 19 training is not liable for any civil damages as a result of 20 any act or omission, except for willful and wanton 21 misconduct, by that person in rendering that care.".
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