(70 ILCS 405/22.08) (from Ch. 5, par. 127.8)
    Sec. 22.08. To sue and be sued in the name of the district; to be represented by the Attorney General of the State who shall provide such legal services as may be required; to have perpetual succession unless terminated as hereinafter provided; to make and execute contracts and other instruments, necessary or convenient to the exercise of its powers, to make, and from time to time amend and repeal, rules and regulations not inconsistent with this Act, to carry into effect its purposes and powers. No director or officer serving without compensation, other than reimbursement for expenses and services that are consistent with the provisions of Section 21 of this Act, of a district organized under this Act and exempt, or qualified for exemption, from taxation pursuant to Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and no employee of such a district while receiving compensation in the conduct of the employee's assigned duties and responsibilities, 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, officer or employee unless the act or omission involved willful or wanton misconduct.
(Source: P.A. 86-1173.)