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 Bill Status of HB0054  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  GOOD SAMARITAN ACT-MEDICAL

House Sponsors
Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond - Sidney H. Mathias - Suzanne Bassi - Ruth Munson - John A. Fritchey, Michael Tryon, Timothy L. Schmitz, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Paul D. Froehlich, Mark H. Beaubien, Jr., Sandra M. Pihos, Shane Cultra, Jack D. Franks and Linda Chapa LaVia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
745 ILCS 49/27 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Good Samaritan Act. Provides immunity for any physician licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987 to practice medicine in all its branches or licensed to practice the treatment of human ailments in any other state or territory of the United States, any nurse licensed under the Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act, any paramedic, or any emergency medical technician who provides assistance to a law enforcement officer while the officer is engaged in tactical operations.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything. Amends the Good Samaritan Act. Provides that a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, a physician assistant, a nurse, a paramedic, an emergency medical technician, or a First Responder who, in good faith and without fee, or with a fee not to exceed $1, to a person, provides assistance to a law enforcement officer while the officer is engaged in law enforcement critical incident, tactical training, or tactical operations is not liable for civil damages as a result of his or her acts or omissions in providing the care, except in cases of willful or wanton misconduct.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/5/2005HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  1/12/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  1/13/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  1/13/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  1/26/2005HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  2/1/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  2/1/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  2/1/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  2/1/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  2/1/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/1/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  2/2/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  2/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/10/2005HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 005-006-000
  3/10/2005HouseRemains in Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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