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Elected Officials - Civil Cases - Liability for Costs, Judgments, and Settlements (Taxpayer Protection Act of 2014)

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Senator Simonaire


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Authorizing a local government to require elected officials of a local government, under specified circumstances, to reimburse the local government for specified costs related to a legal defense provided by the local government; providing that, under specified circumstances, specified elected officials of a local government are fully liable for damages awarded in or for the amount of a settlement resulting from specified actions; providing that the State is not liable to specified State elected officials for specified payments; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Simonaire
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Judicial Proceedings   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Local Government - Generally
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys' Fees
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Court Costs
Emergency Bills
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Public Works, Board of
State Employees
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death

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October 24, 2017 1:55 P.M.