2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Committee Approved)

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Legal Support for the Soil and Water Conservation Districts (language only)

Item 56 #1h

Item 56 #1h

Executive Offices
Attorney General and Law, Department Of

Page 38, line 11, after "E." insert "1."
Page 38, line 14, after "charge" insert:
", inclusive of all fees, expenses, or other costs associated with litigation, excluding the payments of damages".  
Page 38, after line 14, insert:
"2. If the Office of Attorney General is unable to provide legal services to the soil and water conservation districts and as a result the districts incur costs from retaining other counsel, the Director of the Department  of Planning and Budget shall transfer general fund appropriation from the Office of the Attorney General to the Department of Conservation and Recreation an appropriation equal to the cost incurred by the soil and water conservation district to be used to reimburse the district for costs incurred."

(This amendment reaffirms the statutory requirement that the Office of Attorney General is required to provide legal support to the soil and water conservation districts.)