Under existing law, attorneys retained to represent the state in litigation are required to be appointed by the Attorney General in consultation with the Governor. Existing law does not regulate the state agencies entering into a contingency fee contract with an attorney in private practice
This bill would regulate state agencies entering contingency fee contracts with private attorneys representing the state in litigation
Relating to state agencies and private attorneys representing the state in litigation; to amend Section 41-16-72 of the Code of Alabama 1975, to regulate contingency fee contracts.
|April 10, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||HB678 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|