102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Daniel Swanson
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that for purposes of
determining eligibility for or the amount of any benefits under that Act,
the Department of Employment Security shall exclude from consideration any
volunteer emergency medical services (EMS) pay received under the
temporary employ of a governmental entity, if that service is performed in
the exercise of duties as a worker serving on a temporary volunteer basis
as a volunteer emergency medical service worker.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning employment.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Unemployment Insurance Act is amended by
adding Section 401.7 as follows:
(820 ILCS 405/401.7 new)
Exclusion of volunteer EMS pay.
of determining eligibility for or the amount of any benefits
under this Act, the Department shall exclude from
consideration any pay received by EMS personnel under the
temporary employ of a governmental entity, if that service is
performed in the exercise of duties as a worker serving on a
temporary volunteer basis as a volunteer emergency medical
service worker. In this Section, "EMS personnel" has the
meaning given that term in the Emergency Medical Services
(EMS) Systems Act.