HB0867

Find a 2014 Bill:

2014 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Maryland False Claims Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Arora

Status:

In the Senate - Second Reading Passed with Amendments


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 that this Act does not apply to specified claims, records or statements; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Arora, Afzali, Anderson, Barkley, Bobo, Carter, Clippinger, Conaway, Dumais, Frush, McDermott, Niemann, B. Robinson, Rosenberg, Simmons, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Swain, F. Turner, Valderrama, Vallario, and Waldstreicher
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0509 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Committee(s):
Judiciary   View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Attorneys
Attorneys' Fees
Attorney General
Baltimore City
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Claims
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
Discrimination
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Fraud -see also- Forgery
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Harassment
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Judges
Notices
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Process Serving
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Reports
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
State Employees
Statutes of Limitation
Treasurers
Witnesses
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
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October 2, 2015 9:04 A.M.