2024 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Transfer Funding and Positions to Higher Education Instituions (language only)

Item 49 #2s

Item 49 #2s

Executive Offices
Attorney General and Department of Law


Page 44, after line 38, insert:

"J. The Director, Department of Planning and Budget shall have the authority to transfer appropriation and positions from the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to public institutions of higher education to implement Senate Bill 506.  The Director shall work with the OAG and the institutions of higher education to identify the resources committed to each intuition and make a determination on the funding and positions to be transferred to each institution from the OAG.  The Director shall report on the final allocations to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees by no later than December 1, 2024."


(This amendment directs the transfer of funds and positions from the Office of the Attorney General to institutions of higher education pursuant to Senate Bill 506, which provides that the governing board of each public institution of higher education shall have authority over the employment of all legal counsel for the institution, including decision-making authority in the commencement or termination of any legal counsel, the employment of outside legal counsel, the oversight and management of any legal counsel, and the appointment of a general counsel to serve as the chief legal officer of the institution.)