Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 45, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S , page 423, proviso 45.5, by striking the proviso in its entirety, lines - and inserting:
/ 45.5. (AG: Water Litigation) The Office of the Attorney General is authorized to expend Water Litigation funds in the current fiscal year
to reimburse Water Litigation expenditures incurred in the prior fiscal year. A record of Water Litigation expenses from the prior fiscal year shall be made available to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee. During the current fiscal year the Attorney General must use the remaining Water Litigation funds only as follows: twenty-five percent of the balance on July first must be transferred to the Commission on Indigent Defense for the Civil Appointment Fund, twenty-five percent of the balance on July first must be used only for legal expenses incurred by the Attorney General regarding litigation related to the Savannah River Harbor Expansion Project Federal litigation and litigation with other states, and fifty percent of the balance on July first must be transferred to the Department of Natural Resources by September first for law enforcement operations. Unexpended Water Litigation funds may be carried forward from the prior fiscal year into the current fiscal year and expended for the same purpose. /
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