(745 ILCS 49/70)
Law enforcement officers, firemen, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and first responders; exemption from
civil liability for emergency care.
Any law enforcement officer or fireman as defined in Section 2 of the
Line of Duty Compensation Act, any "emergency medical technician (EMT)" as defined in Section 3.50 of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act, and any "first responder" as defined in Section 3.60 of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act,
who in good faith
provides emergency care, including the administration of an opioid antagonist as defined in Section 5-23 of the Substance Use Disorder Act, without fee or compensation to any person shall not, as a result of
his or her acts or omissions, except willful and wanton misconduct on the
the person, in providing the care, be liable to a person to whom such
care is provided for civil damages.
(Source: P.A. 99-480, eff. 9-9-15; 100-759, eff. 1-1-19