(A) Nei­ther the State, any polit­i­cal sub­di­vi­sion of the State, nor, except in cas­es of 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 of any of them, while com­ply­ing with or attempt­ing to com­ply with the Act or any rule or reg­u­la­tions pro­mul­gat­ed pur­suant to the 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 man­age­ment agen­cies that are not in com­pli­ance with Sec­tion 10 of the Act, notwith­stand­ing pro­vi­sions of any oth­er laws. This Sec­tion does not, how­ev­er, affect the right of any per­son to receive ben­e­fits to which he would oth­er­wise be enti­tled under this Act under the Work­ers’ Com­pen­sa­tion Act or the Work­ers’ Occu­pa­tion­al Dis­eased 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.