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Full Text of HB5028  103rd General Assembly


Rep. Janet Yang Rohr

Filed: 4/1/2024





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5028 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Department of Central Management Services
5Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by
6changing Section 405-5 and by adding Section 405-545 as
8    (20 ILCS 405/405-5)  (was 20 ILCS 405/35.2)
9    Sec. 405-5. Definitions.
10    (a) In this Law:
11    "Department" means the Department of Central Management
13    "Director" means the Director of Central Management
15    (b) In paragraphs (1) and (2) of Section 405-10 and in
16Sections Section 405-15 and 405-545, "State agency", whether



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1used in the singular or plural, means all departments,
2officers, commissions, boards, institutions, and bodies
3politic and corporate of the State. The term, however, does
4not mean the judicial branch, including, without limitation,
5the several courts of the State, the offices of the clerk of
6the supreme court and the clerks of the appellate court, and
7the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, nor does it
8mean the legislature or its committees or commissions.
9(Source: P.A. 94-295, eff. 7-21-05.)
10    (20 ILCS 405/405-545 new)
11    Sec. 405-545. Opioid antagonists.
12    (a) As used in this Section, "opioid antagonist" has the
13meaning given to that term in Section 5-23 of the Substance Use
14Disorder Act
15    (b) A State agency may make opioid antagonists available
16at a location where its employees work if the State agency
17trains employees in the use and administration of the opioid
19    (c) An employee of a State agency that uses and
20administrates opioid antagonists as described in this Section
21is exempt from civil liability under Section 69 of the Good
22Samaritan Act.
23    Section 10. The Good Samaritan Act is amended by adding
24Section 69 as follows:



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1    (745 ILCS 49/69 new)
2    Sec. 69. Employees of State agencies; exemptions from
3civil liability for the administration of an opioid
4antagonist. Any employee of a State agency who in good faith
5administers an opioid antagonist, as defined in Section 5-23
6of the Substance Use Disorder Act, in compliance with Section
7405-545 of the Department of Central Management Services Law
8of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois shall not, as a
9result of her or his acts or omissions, except for willful or
10wanton misconduct on the part of the employee in administering
11the drug, be liable for civil damages.
12    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,