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A. The sum of thirty thousand dollars is appropriated from the state highway fund to the department for deposit in a special fund designated as the contract counsel fund. The department of transportation shall spend monies in the fund to reimburse the attorney general for department of law services.
B. The appropriation made by this section is limited to the hiring of attorneys for condemnation cases pertaining to the purchase and acquisition of rights-of-way on federal aid projects.
C. The department of administration shall transfer and replenish the sum appropriated under this section from monies in the state highway fund appropriated for construction of state highways to the contract counsel fund. On receipt of itemized verified statements accompanied by proper receipts and vouchers showing in detail the expenditures from the contract counsel fund, the department of administration shall issue a warrant to fully replenish the contract counsel fund from monies appropriated for construction of state highways, except that the total of the warrants shall not exceed thirty thousand dollars at any time.
D. The appropriation under this section is exempt from the provisions of section 35-190 relating to lapsing of appropriations.