13-24-24Litigation regarding display of national motto--Attorney general to provide representation--State to pay expenses.

For any lawsuit brought or any complaint filed against a school district, an employee of a school district, the board of a school district, or a member thereof as a result of a school district displaying the national motto of the United States in accordance with § 13-24-23, the attorney general shall provide legal representation at no cost to the school district, employee, school board, or member of the school board.

In addition to the expenses of representation, the state shall assume financial responsibility for any other related expense incurred by the school district, an employee, the board, or member thereof, including any award for monetary damages, attorney's fees, and costs for which the school district, an employee, the board, or a member thereof would be otherwise responsible.

Source: SL 2019, ch 82, § 2.