PROHIBIT COLLUSIVE SETTLEMENTS BY THE AG.

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Senate Bill 360 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 25, 2021
AN ACT TO REQUIRE JOINT APPROVAL FROM THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE BEFORE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY ENTER INTO A CONSENT JUDGMENT OR SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN A DISPUTE, CLAIM, OR CONTROVERSY IN WHICH THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE HAVE INTERVENED OR ARE OTHERWISE NAMED PARTIES.
Intro. by Hise, Daniel, Newton.

Status: Pres. To Gov. 9/17/2021 (Senate action) (Sep 17 2021)
S 360

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 21 2021 - More information

    Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition amends the effective date of the act. Now provides for the act to become effective on the date the act becomes law, and apply to consent judgments, settlement agreements, or other agreements that would dispose of a dispute, claim, or controversy entered on or after that date (was October 1, 2021, and applied to disputes, claims, and controversies arising on or after that date).


  • Summary date: Mar 25 2021 - More information

    Enacts GS 114-2.2(a2) and GS 114-2.4(a2) to require joint approval of the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate before entry of a consent judgment, or proposed settlement agreements or other like agreements, when a dispute, claim, or controversy is challenging a statute or State constitutional provision and the Speaker and the President Pro Tempore have jointly intervened on behalf of the NCGA, or are otherwise jointly named in their official capacities as parties. Provides for joint consent by and through counsel of their choice. Effective October 1, 2021. 


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