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AB-1750 Elected officials: sexual harassment settlement agreements: liability.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 01/03/2018 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1750


Introduced by Assembly Members McCarty, Baker, Cristina Garcia, Gloria, Gonzalez Fletcher, Kalra, Limón, Quirk-Silva, Reyes, and Waldron

January 03, 2018


An act relating to elected officials.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1750, as introduced, McCarty. Elected officials: sexual harassment settlement agreements: liability.
The Government Claims Act governs the liability and immunity of public entities and their officers and employees, claims and actions against public entities and their officers and employees, insurance indemnification, and the defense of public officers and employees.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would require an elected official to reimburse a public entity that pays any compromise or settlement of a claim or action involving conduct that constitutes sexual harassment, if an investigation reveals evidence supporting the claim of sexual harassment against the elected official.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would require an elected official to reimburse a public entity that pays any compromise or settlement of a claim or action involving conduct that constitutes sexual harassment, if an investigation reveals evidence supporting the claim of sexual harassment against the elected official.