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 AND TO REQUIRE THAT SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS BE SATISFIED WITH FUNDS THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR THAT PURPOSE FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR.
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends proposed GS 114-2.2(a2) and GS 114-2.4(a2) to to also include instances where the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate are joined as defendants in accordance with GS 120-32.6.
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