2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Item 56 #3s

Item 56 #3s

Executive Offices
Attorney General and Law, Department Of

Page 33, following line 37, insert:
"Beginning January 15, 2009, and on or before January 15 of each year thereafter, the Attorney General shall provide to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Committee on Appropriations an annual summary financial report of all monies greater than $100,000 received from settlements, in both civil and criminal matters, in which the Attorney General or any of his assistants provided representation involving the Commonwealth's interest that provide for the payment, conveyance, grant, forfeiture, assignment, or other receipt of monies or of any property, real, tangible or intangible.  The report shall include an accounting of any such assets ordered to be paid to or received by the Commonwealth or any department, agency, institution, division, commission, board, authority or bureau thereof, except where any confidentiality agreement is imposed by a court of law or the disclosure of which is otherwise prohibited by court order, court rule or law."

(This amendment requires the Attorney General to provide an annual report on monetary settlements received by the Commonwealth, in which the Office of the Attorney General provided representation.)