2009 Session

Budget Amendments - SB850 (Conference Report)

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Employment of Attorneys (language only)

Item 4-5.02 #1c

Item 4-5.02 #1c

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Third Party Transactions

Page 666, line 18, strike "1." and insert "1.a.".
Page 666, after line 24, insert:
"b. For purposes of this act, "attorney" shall be defined as an employee or contractor who represents an agency before a court, board or agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia or political subdivision thereof.  This term shall not include members of the bar employed by an agency who perform in a capacity that does not require a license to practice law, including but not limited to, instructing, managing, supervising or performing normal or customary duties of that agency."

(This amendment clarifies the intent of § 4-5.02 of the General Provisions concerning the applicability of the requirement that all attorneys employed by any state agency are to be appointed by the Attorney General.)