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      RS 30:132     


§132. Attorney for the board

            The attorney general shall be the attorney for the board, but the board shall have authority to employ additional counsel and fix and pay the compensation for additional counsel or counselors, subject, however, to the authority of the attorney general and the secretary of the Department of Energy and Natural Resources to approve the counsel, whereupon the attorney general shall issue, under his power of appointment of assistants, a commission to the counsel as assistant attorney general. However, any contract for legal services which exceed two hundred fifty thousand dollars shall be subject to approval by the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.

            Amended by Acts 1952, No. 384, §1; Acts 1962, No. 352, §1; Acts 1964, No. 312, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1293, §1, eff. July 1, 1995; Acts 2023, No. 150, §5, eff. Jan. 10, 2024.

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