The legislature may employ or retain counsel of its own choosing. However, the legislature shall notify the attorney general whenever it makes a decision
to use the services of such counsel to represent it or any of its members in a particular
judicial or administrative proceeding. With respect to any such proceeding where the legislature has not so notified the
attorney general, the attorney general shall represent the legislature until so notified. For purposes of this section, “legislature” means the senate and house of representatives
together. The major purposes of this section are to confirm and implement in statute law the
constitutional power of the legislative branch to select its own counsel.
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