SB0374 (CH0165)

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2015 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Maryland False Claims Act

Sponsored by:

President

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 165


Synopsis:Prohibiting specified actions constituting false claims against a governmental entity; providing specified penalties for making false claims; requiring the court to consider and give special attention to specified factors in determining the amount of fines and penalties to be levied under the Act; authorizing a person and the governmental entity to file a civil action against a person that makes a specified false claim under specified circumstances; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Office of the Attorney General) and Senators Raskin, Benson, Brochin, Conway, Feldman, Gladden, Hough, King, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Montgomery, Muse, Pinsky, Pugh, Ramirez, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0405
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0867 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2015
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Alternative Dispute Resolution -see also- Arbitra; Mediation
Attorneys
Attorneys' Fees
Attorney General
Auditors and Audits
Baltimore City
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Comptroller
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Court Costs
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Damages
Disclosure
Discrimination
Evidence
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Fraud -see also- Forgery
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Harassment
Hearings
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Judges
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Notices
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Process Serving
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Reports
State Employees
Statutes of Limitation
Treasurers
Witnesses
Statutes:Article - General Provisions
(8-101 through 8-111)

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November 20, 2015 7:24 P.M.