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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 12 DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, AND THE DISTRICT ATTORNEYS
  • Section 1 Attorney general; supervision of department; salary; qualifications; term limitation

Section 1. There shall be a department of the attorney general, under his supervision and control, organized as provided in this chapter. The attorney general shall receive a salary of $127,523, and an additional amount to be calculated by applying the adjustment percentage most recently ascertained by the governor pursuant to Article CXVIII of the Articles of Amendment to the Constitution to the preceding figure. The attorney general shall be a member of the bar of the commonwealth.

Notwithstanding other provisions of this section to the contrary, any attorney general who has served, or but for resignation would have served, two consecutive terms in that office within the preceding eleven years shall receive no compensation. For the purpose of this section, any person serving as attorney general as of January 15, 1995 shall be deemed to be serving his first term in that office.