SB0026 (CH0632)

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Maryland False Claims Act - Municipal Corporations

Sponsored by:

Senator Kagan


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 632

Synopsis:Altering the definition of "governmental entity" to include a municipal corporation for purposes of the Maryland False Claims Act; requiring the attorney for each municipal corporation to report annually, beginning October 1, 2016, to the General Assembly on the number of specified civil actions and the number of specified claims made by a governmental entity that are settled without filing a civil action; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Kagan, Young, King, and Peters
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Statutes:Article - General Provisions
(8-101, 8-110)

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November 28, 2017 1:08 P.M.