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AB-140 Claims against the state: payment. (2011-2012)

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Assembly Bill No. 140
CHAPTER 180

An act relating to the payment of claims against the state, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.

[ Approved by Governor  August 05, 2011. Filed with Secretary of State  August 05, 2011. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 140, Fuentes. Claims against the state: payment.
Current law authorizes a procedure for the state to pay claims against the state.
This bill would appropriate funds in prescribed amounts for the payment of certain claims against the state.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: YES   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 The sum of one hundred sixty-seven thousand dollars ($167,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the Department of Justice to pay for attorney’s fees and costs awarded against the state in Shaw v. Chiang, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 07CS01179. Any funds appropriated in excess of the amount required for the payment of this claim shall revert to the General Fund.

SEC. 2.

 The sum of sixty-five thousand dollars ($65,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the Department of Justice to pay the settlement in Lord, et al. v. Schwarzenegger, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court Case No. CPF-09-509770. Any funds appropriated in excess of the amount required for the payment of this claim shall revert to the General Fund.

SEC. 3.

  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 claims against the state and end hardship to claimants as quickly as possible, it is necessary that this bill go into immediate effect.