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(705 ILCS 405/5-160)
Liability for injury, loss, or tortious acts.
State or any unit of local government, probation department, or public or
community service program or site, nor any official, volunteer, or employee
of the State or a unit of local government, probation department, public or
community service program or site acting in the course of his or her official
duties shall be liable for any injury or loss a person might receive while
performing public or
community service as ordered either (1) by the court or (2) by any duly
authorized station adjustment or probation adjustment, teen court, community
mediation, or other administrative diversion program authorized by this Act
for a violation of a penal statute of this State or a local
government ordinance (whether penal, civil, or quasi-criminal) or for a traffic
offense, nor shall they be liable for any tortious acts of any person
performing public or community service, except for
wilful, wanton misconduct or gross negligence on the part of the governmental
unit, probation department, or public or community service program or site or
on the part of the official, volunteer, or employee.
(Source: P.A. 91-820, eff. 6-13-00; 92-16, eff. 6-28-01.)