(20 ILCS 3105/10.13) (from Ch. 127, par. 780.13)
    Sec. 10.13. To defend, indemnify and keep and hold harmless the members of the Board and its employees against suits, claims, damages, losses and expenses arising out of any act or failure to act for which they may be liable while acting within the scope of employment. The Board may obtain insurance, if available, affording coverage for such suits, claims, damages, losses and expenses and the defense thereof. Such insurance shall be carried in a company licensed to write such coverage in this State.
    Such protection shall extend to persons who were members of the Board or its employees at the time of the incident giving rise to the suit, claim, damage, loss or expense if that incident occurred on or after July 10, 1972.
(Source: P.A. 79-1479.)