Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

30‑1‑10 Immunity

(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. 

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