Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond

Filed: 3/2/2011





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1549 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Good Samaritan Act is amended by changing
5Section 10 as follows:
6    (745 ILCS 49/10)
7    Sec. 10. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; exemption from
8civil liability for emergency care. Any person trained
9currently certified in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation who
10complies with generally recognized standards, and who in good
11faith, not for compensation, provides emergency
12cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with his or her
13training to a person who is an apparent victim of acute
14cardiopulmonary insufficiency shall not, as the result of his
15or her acts or omissions in providing resuscitation, be liable
16for civil damages, unless the acts or omissions constitute



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1willful and wanton misconduct.
2(Source: P.A. 89-607, eff. 1-1-97; 90-742, eff. 8-13-98.)
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
4becoming law.".