Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 117, GENERAL PROVISIONS, page 562, after line 3, by adding an appropriately numbered new proviso to read:
/ 117.___ (GP: First Responder Services) (A) A political subdivision of this State may not impose a fee or seek reimbursement for any costs or expenses arising from a motor vehicle accident that may be incurred for services provided by a first responder, including, but not limited to, costs or expenses related to personnel, supplies, motor vehicles, or equipment in response to a motor vehicle accident.
(B) The provisions contained in subsection (A) do not apply to costs or expenses arising from a motor vehicle accident related to containment or clean-up of hazardous materials that may be incurred for services provided by a first responder or costs or expenses arising from a motor vehicle accident related to ambulance services.
(C) If a political subdivision imposes a fee or seeks reimbursement as prohibited by this proviso, the Treasurer must withhold their distribution from the local government fund, or any other state funds, in an amount equal to the fee or reimbursement imposed. /
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