§ 9-31-5. Claim appropriations.
Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, the general assembly may make such appropriations as it shall deem proper in payment of or settlement of claims against the state; provided, however, that there is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated a sum sufficient to pay claims against the state settled pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, and the state controller is hereby authorized and directed to draw his or her orders upon the general treasurer for the payment of that sum.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 181, § 2; P. L. 1973, ch. 255, § 1.)