(70 ILCS 3605/45)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 345)
(a) A member of the Board of the Authority is not liable for any
injury resulting from any act or omission in determining policy or exercising
discretion, except: (1) for willful or wanton misconduct or (2) as otherwise
provided by statute.
(b) If any claim or action is instituted against a member of the Board
of the Authority based on an injury allegedly arising out of an act or omission
of such member occurring within the scope of the member's employment, the
Authority shall indemnify the member for all legal expenses and court costs
incurred in defending against the claim or action and shall indemnify the
member for any amount paid pursuant to any judgment on, or any good faith
settlement of, such claim, except for that portion of a judgment awarded
for willful or wanton misconduct.
(c) The Authority may purchase insurance to cover the costs of any legal
expenses, judgments, or settlements under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 81-1466.)