SB0099 (CH0026)

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Insurance - Fraud Violations - Civil and Criminal Actions

Sponsored by:

Chair, Finance Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 26

Synopsis:Providing that a criminal prosecution for engaging in insurance fraud may be brought in specified counties; authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner, for a civil fraud violation, to impose administrative penalties and order restitution under a specified provision of law under specified circumstances; and providing that, if insurance fraud is determined to have occurred in a specified location, a criminal or civil fraud action for all related violations may be joined in the same action.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Chair, Finance Committee (By Request - Departmental - Insurance Administration, Maryland)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
By Request of the Governor
Finance   View Committee HearingEconomic Matters   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Other than Health
Narrow Subject(s):Agents and Brokers
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Insurance Administration
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

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