IN HB1208 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 7 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-27 - First reading: referred to Committee on Appropriations
Pending: Senate Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Opioid settlement. Specifies that the distribution of funds from an opioid litigation settlement is subject to a bankruptcy court order or bankruptcy settlement. Provides that an annual distribution of less than $5,000 payable to a city or town pursuant to an opioid litigation settlement agreement must be paid instead to the county. (Under current law, the threshold is $1,000.) Specifies that amounts owed by the state for attorney's fees and costs incurred in connection with opioid litigation must be deducted from the opioid settlement distribution payable to the state. Permits a city, county, or town that receives an opioid litigation settlement payment to transfer all or part of the payment to another city, county, or town to be used for the benefit of both communities. Permits a city, county, or town that receives an opioid litigation distribution to sell the right to receive the distribution. Excludes from the agency settlement fund any amount owed for outside counsel attorney's fees, costs, or expenses.

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Opioid settlement.


Roll Calls

2023-02-06 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 97 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-02-27SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Appropriations
2023-02-07HouseReferred to the Senate
2023-02-06HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 73: yeas 97, nays 0
2023-02-06HouseSenate sponsor: Senator Mishler
2023-02-02HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2023-01-30HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2023-01-24HouseRepresentatives Steuerwald, Jeter C, GiaQuinta added as coauthors
2023-01-19HouseRepresentative GiaQuinta removed as coauthor
2023-01-12HouseRepresentative GiaQuinta added as coauthor
2023-01-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means
2023-01-10HouseAuthored by Representative Karickhoff


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