Transparency in Private Attorney Contracting: H.B. 1531 (2018)
Provides that the state shall not enter into a contingency
Provides that the state shall not enter into a contingency fee contract with a private attorney unless certain conditions are met. Also, establishes limits on fee amounts that may be paid to a retained private attorney.
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