(a) For purposes of the provisions of 43.1205 A.S.C.A., a claim shall be deemed to have been presented when the Attorney General receives from a claimant, his or her duly authorized agent, or legal representative, a written notification of an incident, accompanied by a claim for money damages in a sum certain for injury to or loss of property, personal injury, or death alleged to have occurred by reason of the incident.

(b) A claim presented in compliance with subsection (a) of this section may be amended by the claimant at any time prior to the final action of the Attorney General or prior to the exercise of the claimant’s option under 43.1205 (a) A.S.C.A. Amendments shall be submitted in writing and signed by the claimant or his/her duly authorized agent or legal representative. Upon the timely filing of an amendment to a pending claim, the Attorney General shall have three months in which to make a formal disposition of the claim as amended and the claimant’s option under 43.1205(a) A.S.C.A., shall not accrue until three months after the filing of an amendment.

History: Rule 4-85, eff 30 Dec 85.