(215 ILCS 5/155.08) (from Ch. 73, par. 767.8)
    Sec. 155.08. Statutory provisions operative during emergency.
    In the event that any domestic company has not adopted emergency by-laws, the following provisions shall become operative during an emergency as defined in Section 155.06:
    (1) The board of directors acting during such period may take any and every action reasonably necessary to enable the company to meet the exigencies of the emergency and to continue the business.
    (2) A quorum of the emergency board of directors shall consist of a majority of the available surviving directors. If less than three directors are able to convene, company officers may temporarily substitute as acting directors until formal elections can be conducted or the regular directors become available to resume their duties.
    (3) The line of succession of the officers for the purpose of filling temporary vacancies of company offices and maintaining a quorum of three acting directors on the board in time of emergency shall be president, secretary, and treasurer followed by the vice-presidents ranked according to their seniority in the company.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 418.)