(805 ILCS 315/15.8) (from Ch. 32, par. 454.8)
    Sec. 15.8. Limited Liability of directors. (a) No director of a corporation organized under this Act shall be liable, and no cause of action may be brought for damages resulting from the exercise of judgment or discretion in connection with the duties or responsibilities of such director unless: (1) such director earns in excess of $5,000 per year from his duties as director, other than reimbursement for actual expenses; or (2) the act or omission involved willful or wanton conduct.
    (b) As used in this Section "willful or wanton conduct" means a course of action which shows an actual or deliberate intention to cause harm or which, if not intentional, shows as utter indifference to or conscious disregard for the safety of others or their property.
    (c) Nothing in this Section is intended to bar any cause of action against the corporation or change the liability of the corporation arising out of an act or omission of a director exempt from liability for negligence under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 85-867.)