(20 ILCS 1815/49) (from Ch. 129, par. 277)
    Sec. 49. Any officer or enlisted man of the Illinois State Guard who is wounded or sustains an accidental injury or contracts an illness arising out of and in the course of active duty, but not when the Illinois State Guard has been called into federal service, and while lawfully performing the same shall:
    (a) Be entitled to necessary hospitalization, nursing service, and to be treated by a medical officer or licensed physician selected by The Adjutant General, and
    (b) Is entitled to all privileges due him as a State employee under the "Workers' Compensation Act", approved July 9, 1951, as now or hereafter amended, and the "Workers' Occupational Diseases Act", approved July 9, 1951, as now or hereafter amended.
(Source: P.A. 81-992.)