Bill Status of HB0728 100th General Assembly
Short Description: LOCAL GOV ATTORNEYS-FEE AUDITS
Rep. Thaddeus Jones
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Government Wage Increase Transparency Act. Changes the title of the Act to the Local Government Wage and Fee Transparency Act. Provides that for any attorney that has 2 or more clients that are units of local government, the attorney shall perform an annual audit of all: (1) fees and charges billed to, and paid by, each unit of local government client; (2) referral fees paid by the attorney to a person or business for the referral of a unit of local government to the attorney; and (3) referral fees paid to the attorney for referring a unit of local government to another attorney. Provides for filing and disclosure requirements of completed audits. Amends the Open Meetings Act making conforming changes.