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Neither the state, any municipal corporation of the state, including the village, any political subdivision of the state, nor, except in cases of negligence or willful misconduct, the Governor, the Director, other agencies, or the agents, employees or representatives of any of them, engaged in any emergency services and disaster operations or disaster activities, while complying with or attempting to comply with this chapter or any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to this chapter 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, affect the right of any person to receive benefits to which he would otherwise be entitled under this chapter under the Worker's Compensation Act or the Worker's Occupation Diseases 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.
(Ord. 229, passed 9-24-79)