SB 272 Prohibits a state agency from requesting an additional appropriation of state moneys to satisfy an award of attorney fees and other expenses
Sponsor: Green
LR Number: 1327S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/17/2011 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S285
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Effective Date: Contingent

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SB 272 - This act provides that when a court awards attorney fees and other expenses against a state agency, such agency cannot request an additional appropriation of money to satisfy such an award. Within thirty days of the judgement awarding the fees and expenses becoming final, the agency shall forward the amount of awarded fees and expenses to the chairs of the House Budget Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee.

JIM ERTLE