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92_HB4354eng HB4354 Engrossed LRB9214093REpk 1 AN ACT concerning civil immunities. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Local Governmental and Governmental 5 Employees Tort Immunity Act is amended by changing Section 6 2-302 as follows: 7 (745 ILCS 10/2-302) (from Ch. 85, par. 2-302) 8 Sec. 2-302. If any claim or action is instituted against 9 an employee of a local public entity based on an injury 10 allegedly arising out of an act or omission occurring within 11 the scope of his employment as such employee, the entity may 12 elect to do any one or more of the following: 13 (a) Appear and defend against the claim or action; 14 (b) Indemnify the employee or former employee for his 15 court costs or reasonable attorney's fees, or both, incurred 16 in the defense of such claim or action; 17 (c) Pay, or indemnify the employee or former employee 18 for a judgment based on such claim or action, or 19 (d) Pay, or indemnify the employee or former employee 20 for, a compromise or settlement of such a claim or action. 21 It is hereby declared to be the public policy of this 22 State, however, that no local public entity may elect to 23 indemnify an employee for any portion of a judgment 24 representing an award of punitive or exemplary damages. 25 (Source: P.A. 84-1431.) 26 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 27 becoming law.
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