(210 ILCS 50/3.233)
Opioid overdose reporting.
(a) In this Section:
"Covered vehicle service provider" means a licensed vehicle service provider that is a municipality with a population of 1,000,000 or greater.
"Covered vehicle service provider personnel" means individuals licensed by the Department as an EMT, EMT-I, A-EMT, or EMT-P who are employed by a covered vehicle service provider.
"Opioid" means any narcotic containing opium or one or more of its natural or synthetic derivatives.
"Overdose" means a physiological event that results in a life-threatening emergency to an individual who ingested, inhaled, injected, or otherwise bodily absorbed an opioid.
(b) Covered vehicle service provider personnel who treat and either release or transport to a health care facility an individual experiencing a suspected or an actual overdose shall document in the patient's care report the information specified in subsection (c) within 24 hours of the initial reporting of the incident.
(c) A patient care report of an overdose made under this Section shall include:
(1) the date and time of the overdose;
(2) the location in latitude and longitude, to no
more than 4 decimal places, where the overdose victim was initially encountered by the covered vehicle service provider personnel;
(3) whether one or more doses of an opioid overdose
reversal drug was administered; and
(4) whether the overdose was fatal or nonfatal when
the overdose victim was initially encountered by the covered vehicle service provider personnel and during the transportation of the victim to a health care facility.
(d) Upon receipt of a patient care report that documents an overdose, a covered vehicle service provider shall report the information listed under subsection (c) to:
(i) the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug
Trafficking Area Overdose Detection Mapping Application; or
(ii) any similar information technology platform with
secure access operated by the federal government or a unit of state or local government, as determined by the covered vehicle service provider.
(e) Overdose information reported by a covered vehicle service provider under this Section shall not be used in an opioid use-related criminal investigation or prosecution of the individual who was treated by the covered vehicle service provider personnel for experiencing the suspected or actual overdose.
(f) Covered vehicle service providers or covered vehicle service provider personnel that in good faith make a report under this Section shall be immune from civil or criminal liability for making the report.
(Source: P.A. 101-320, eff. 8-9-19.)