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SB-418 Claims against the state: appropriation.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Jul 30, 2019


SECTION 1.
 (a) The sum of twenty-seven million fifty-one thousand three hundred sixty-three dollars ($27,051,363) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the Attorney General to be allocated in accordance with the following schedule:
(1) The sum of five million six hundred twenty-three thousand dollars ($5,623,000) to pay the settlement claims for 45 government claims included in the first group of individual claimants in the Erskine Fire Claims.
(2) The sum of twenty million one hundred thousand dollars ($20,100,000) to pay the settlement claims for the 38 insurance companies’ subrogation claims in the Erskine Fire Claims.
(3) The sum of one million three hundred twenty-eight thousand three hundred sixty-three dollars ($1,328,363) to pay the fee award in Jerry B. Epstein, et al. v. Arnold Schwarzenegger, et al. (Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, Case No. CGC-10-505436).
(b) Any funds appropriated in excess of the amounts actually required for the payment of these claims shall revert to the General Fund within 45 days after final payment is made.
SEC. 2.
 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
In order to pay judgment and settlement claims against the state and end hardship to claimants as quickly as possible, it is necessary for this act to take effect immediately.