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SECTION 72
Notices and reports of claims, suits or causes of action to be given to the attorney-general
Public Officers (PBO) CHAPTER 47, ARTICLE 4
§ 72. Notices and reports of claims, suits or causes of action to be
given to the attorney-general. 1. Every officer, clerk, agent or
employee of any department of the state government, who shall have
knowledge of any accident or injury to the person or property of any
person or corporation, on account of which there arises or may arise a
claim, suit or cause of action against the state, or of any accident or
injury to property owned by the state, on account of which there arises
or may arise a claim, suit or cause of action in favor of the state,
shall immediately give notice thereof to the officer or employee in
charge of his bureau or department.

2. Every department, commission, board or officer, or the person in
charge thereof, who has knowledge that a claim has accrued or may have
accrued or made either against, or in favor of, the state, or of any
accident or injury to the person or property of any person or
corporation, or of the state on account of which there arises or may
arise a claim, suit or cause of action against, or in favor of, the
state, or an officer thereof, shall immediately give notice to the
attorney-general, stating the time when, and the place where, such
claim, suit or cause of action may have arisen, and the nature of the
same, and such other information and evidence as the attorney-general
may direct or deem necessary. The attorney-general shall make such
investigation of the facts, relating to any matter so reported, as he
may deem necessary.