2008 Regular Session


File Code: State Government - Regulations and Procedures Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 845
Sponsored By:
Delegates Smigiel, Aumann, Kelly, Kramer, Krebs, McComas, Shewell, and Sossi
Maryland False Claims Act


Prohibiting specified actions constituting false claims against the State; providing specified penalties for making false claims against the State; requiring the Attorney General to investigate specified violations; authorizing a person other than the State to file a civil action on behalf of the State against a person who makes a false claim against the State; providing for the procedures to be followed in a civil action; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary & Health and Government Operations
Hearing 1/30 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Statutes of Limitation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Government
( 12-601 , 12-602 , 12-603 , 12-604 , 12-605 , 12-606 , 12-607 , 12-608 , 12-609 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered