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Bill Detail: SB19-021

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Title Board Of Health Approval For Legal Services
Status Governor Signed (02/20/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Public Health
House Sponsors H. McKean (R)
Senate Sponsors D. Moreno (D)
House Committee Health and Insurance
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 01/04/2019

Statutory Revision Committee. The bill removes the requirement
that the state board of health (state board) approve the retention of
counsel when the executive director of the department of public health
and environment seeks to bring an action to enjoin, prosecute, or enforce
public health laws or standards and the local district attorney fails to act.

The bill also removes the requirement that an agency, through its
county or district board of health or through its public health director,
acquire the approval of the state board before retaining counsel to defend
the agency and its officers and employees against actions brought against

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