Life protection litigation subfund created.
be amended to read as follows:
There is established in the state treasury the extraordinary litigation fund. The fund
shall be maintained separately and administered by the Bureau of Administration. The fund may
be used for plaintiff attorney fee awards, retention of outside counsel, settlement costs, or other
litigation expenses not otherwise eligible to be paid under § 3-22-1. Unexpended money and any
interest that may be credited to the fund shall remain in the fund. The extraordinary litigation fund
including any subfunds created within it,
is hereby continuously appropriated and shall be budgeted
through the informational budget process. The creation and funding of this fund does not constitute
a waiver of the state's sovereign immunity.
Whereas, this Act is necessary for the support of the state government and its
existing public institutions, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full
force and effect from and after its passage and approval.