Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Attorney general consumer fund. Creates the consumer protection restitution and settlements fund (fund), which pays: (1) expenses for the attorney general to administer and litigate multistate consumer protection cases; and (2) additional program and operating expenses of the attorney general. Provides that the consumer protection restitution and settlements fund does not include: (1) funds received by the Medicaid fraud control unit; (2) funds paid in certain consumer restitution matters; (3) amounts received under the tobacco master settlement agreement; and (4) funds required to be deposited in the consumer protection restitution and settlements fund. Provides that the funds appropriated to the Attorney general consumer fund. Creates the consumer protection restitution and settlements fund (fund), which pays: (1) expenses for the attorney general to administer and litigate multistate consumer protection cases; and (2) additional program and operating expenses of the attorney general. Provides that the consumer protection restitution and settlements fund does not include: (1) funds received by the Medicaid fraud control unit; (2) funds paid in certain consumer restitution matters; (3) amounts received under the tobacco master settlement agreement; and (4) funds required to be deposited in the consumer protection restitution and settlements fund. Provides that the funds appropriated to the attorney general from the consumer fees and settlement fund for the state fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017, and the state fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, shall instead be appropriated from the agency settlement fund. ... View more