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H 695 - Establishes a Legislative Legal Defense Fund - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes a Legislative Legal Defense Fund

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes a Legislative Legal Defense Fund

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a Legal Defense Fund for legislators and appropriates $200,000 to the fund.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Legal Defense Fund to provide assistance to legislators who need to retain legal representation (Sec. 1).
  • Appropriates $200,000 from the General Fund to the Legal Defense Fund on July 1, 2012 or shortly thereafter (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the Senate President and Speaker of the House to use appropriated funds for any “necessary” legal expenditures that the legislature may incur (Sec. 1).
  • Appropriates 50 percent of fund in the Legal Defense Fund to the state Senate, and 50 percent to the state House of Representatives (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (53-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes a Legislative Legal Defense Fund

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a Legal Defense Fund for legislators and appropriates $200,000 to the fund.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Legal Defense Fund to provide assistance to legislators who need to retain legal representation (Sec. 1).
  • Appropriates $200,000 from the General Fund to the Legal Defense Fund on July 1, 2012 or shortly thereafter (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the Senate President and Speaker of the House to use appropriated funds for any “necessary” legal expenditures that the legislature may incur (Sec. 1).
  • Appropriates 50 percent of fund in the Legal Defense Fund to the state Senate, and 50 percent to the state House of Representatives (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes a Legislative Legal Defense Fund

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