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File #: 22-0110   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/6/2022 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/18/2022 Final action:
Title: Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to the One Nevada Agreement regarding the reduction of attorney's fees related to the settlement agreements with AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation, Cardinal Health, McKesson and Janseen/Johnson & Johnson. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Amendment to One Nevada Agreement (Final).pdf
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CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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Petitioner:

Yolanda T. King, County Manager

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Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to the One Nevada Agreement regarding the reduction of attorney's fees related to the settlement agreements with AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation, Cardinal Health, McKesson and Janseen/Johnson & Johnson.  (For possible action)

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BACKGROUND: 

On August 3, 2021, the Board approved the One Nevada Agreement, which outlines the distribution of recovered opioid proceeds from the opioid litigation, including attorney's fees.  Amendment 1 will reduce the attorney fees for the local governments from 25% to 15% based on a federal court order in the multijurisdictional opioid litigation.  This Amendment will only apply to the opioid recoveries from the settlements with AmericourceBergen Drug Corporation, Cardinal Health, McKesson and Janseen/Johnson & Johnson.