Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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State settlement agreements. Prohibits a state employee from directing proceeds of a settlement agreement on behalf of the state to a third party who is not directly or proximately connected to the civil action. Requires each state agency to submit an annual report, not later than September 1 of each year, to the budget agency concerning settlement agreements made to a third party for the preceding fiscal year. Requires the budget agency to submit an annual report, not later than November 1 of each year, to the legislative council concerning all settlement agreements entered into by state agencies or the State settlement agreements. Prohibits a state employee from directing proceeds of a settlement agreement on behalf of the state to a third party who is not directly or proximately connected to the civil action. Requires each state agency to submit an annual report, not later than September 1 of each year, to the budget agency concerning settlement agreements made to a third party for the preceding fiscal year. Requires the budget agency to submit an annual report, not later than November 1 of each year, to the legislative council concerning all settlement agreements entered into by state agencies or the attorney general's office that violate the prohibition on directing proceeds to a third party not directly or proximately connected to the civil action. Provides that neither a unit nor a school corporation may, without the consent of the attorney general, settle a claim by agreeing to: (1) adopt, refuse to adopt, or refuse to enforce an ordinance or policy; or (2) the terms of an injunction, restraining order, or consent decree. ... View more