Deletes everything. Creates the Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Act. Requires various indoor physical fitness facilities to develop and implement a plan for responding to medical emergencies and to file a copy of the plan with the Department of Public Health. Requires each such facility to have at least one automated external defibrillator (AED) on the facility premises and to have a trained AED user on staff. Requires the Department to adopt rules to ensure coordination with local emergency medical services systems regarding the placement and use of AEDs in physical fitness facilities. Authorizes the Department to inspect facilities to investigate complaints and ensure compliance with the Act. Authorizes civil monetary penalties for violations of the Act. Contains provisions concerning civil liability in connection with the purchase or use of an AED. Establishes a time frame for compliance with the Act. Amends the State Mandates Act to provide that no reimbursement by the State is required for the implementation of any mandate created by this amendatory Act. Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act to provide a tax exemption for private physical fitness facilities in connection with the purchase of AEDs. Amends the Automated External Defibrillator Act to provide that (i) a unit of State or local government, or school district (as well as a "person") is not liable for civil damages as a result of an act or omission involving the use of an AED, (ii) "an" AED user (instead of "a trained" AED user) is not liable for such damages, and (iii) the provisions concerning exemption from civil liability do not apply to a public hospital.
Governor Amendatory Veto Message Recommends that the bill be amended as follows: (i) makes changes in the definition of "physical fitness facility", (ii) preempts home rule, (iii) removes provisions concerning economic incentives, (iv) makes changes in provisions concerning penalties for violations, (v) provides for the deposit of fines in the Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Fund, (vi) amends the State Finance Act to create the Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Fund, and (v) deletes provisions amending the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act.