2018 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Surovell
Government employee; expert witness, no fee (language only)

Item 4-5.01 #1s

Item 4-5.01 #1s

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Transactions with Individuals


Page 493, after Line 6, insert:

"d. No officer or employee of the Commonwealth who is called to testify as an expert witness shall charge a fee for providing such testimony, whether at trial or in a deposition.".

Paged 493, line 7, strike "d." and insert "e.".


(This amendment prohibits any officer or employee of the Commonwealth from charging expert witness fees for providing testimony relating to their opinions as an employee of the Commonwealth.)