(20 ILCS 3305/15) (from Ch. 127, par. 1065)
    Sec. 15. Immunity. Neither the State, any political subdivision of the State, nor, except in cases of gross negligence or willful misconduct, the Governor, the Director, the Principal Executive Officer of a political subdivision, or the agents, employees, or representatives of any of them, engaged in any emergency management response or recovery activities, while complying with or attempting to comply with this Act or any rule or regulations promulgated pursuant to this Act is liable for the death of or any injury to persons, or damage to property, as a result of such activity. This Section does not, however, apply to political subdivisions and principal executive officers required to maintain emergency services and disaster agencies that are not in compliance with Section 10 of this Act, notwithstanding provisions of any other laws. This Section does not, however, affect the right of any person to receive benefits to which he or she would otherwise be entitled under this Act under the Workers' Compensation Act or the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act, or under any pension law, and this Section does not affect the right of any such person to receive any benefits or compensation under any Act of Congress.
(Source: P.A. 92-73, eff. 1-1-02.)