HB 1180-2_ Filed 02/28/2000, 10:52



    I move that Engrossed House Bill 1180 be amended to read as follows:

    Page 2, after line 5 , begin a new paragraph and insert:
    “ Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, “expenses” includes the following:
(1) Reasonable attorney's fees, if the attorney general has authorized the political subdivision to hire private counsel to provide the defense.
(2) A judgment.
(3) A settlement.
(4) Court costs.
(5) Discovery costs.
(6) Expert witness fees.
(7) Any other expense incurred as a result of an action or a proceeding.
    Sec. 4. (a) The state shall pay the expenses incurred by a political subdivision from a threatened, pending, or completed action or proceeding that arises from the political subdivision's display of the Ten Commandments on real property owned by the political subdivision pursuant to this chapter.
    (b) The treasurer of the state shall reimburse a political subdivision within thirty (30) days of receiving an invoice of expenses incurred by a political subdivision as provided in subsection (a).
(Reference is to EHB 1180 as printed February 25, 2000.)


Senator LANANE

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