SB 673 Requires the State Treasurer to authorize payments of state agencies and requires settlements to be paid out of the Legal Expense Fund
Sponsor: Bray
LR Number: 2568S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/5/2007 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S400
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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SB 673 - This act requires the State Treasurer to authorize all payments made by any agency of the state. The act also specifies that the moneys in the state legal expense fund that are available for payment of any claim or judgment arising against a person or entity enumerated in current law shall also be available for payments of any settlement agreement negotiated by the Attorney General or designated legal counsel, as provided by this act, arising from such claims. Claims or judgments to be paid from the legal expense fund shall also include payment of such settlement agreements, which shall be subject to the same thresholds for monetary liability under the fund or any insurance policy procured with moneys from the fund, as designated herein.

CHRIS HOGERTY