A state agency head shall file copies of all settlements, and a state agency head or the Attorney General shall file copies of all final, nonappealable judgments, of all self-insured liability claims with the Risk Manager. If the state agency has insufficient funds to pay the settlement or judgment, the state agency shall notify and provide documentation of such insufficient funds to the Risk Manager. The Risk Manager shall then submit the settlement or judgment to the Legislature in the same manner as provided in the State Miscellaneous Claims Act. The Legislature shall review the settlement or judgment and make an appropriation if appropriate.

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes 81-8,239.11

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801