2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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

Item 56 #1c

Item 56 #1c

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  the 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, then the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget shall transfer general fund appropriations from the Office of the Attorney General to the Department of Conservation and Recreation in an amount equal to the cost incurred by the soil and water conservation districts to be used to reimburse the districts for costs incurred."

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