Compensation for Employees in the Office of the Attorney General: H.B. 1700 (Chapter 854, Section G) (2019)
Provides that the sole source of compensation paid to employees
Provides that the sole source of compensation paid to employees of the Office of the Attorney General for performing legal services on behalf of the Commonwealth shall be from the appropriations provided under this act. In any case in which the Office of the Attorney General is authorized under law to contract with, hire, or engage a person to perform legal services on behalf of the Commonwealth, the sole consideration for such legal services shall be a monetary amount bargained for in an arm’s length transaction with such person and the Office of the Attorney General or another Virginia governmental entity, stating under what authority that office enters the contract.
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