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.
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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