2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Prior Year Introduction As: SB 215/08 - JPR Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 272
Sponsored By:
The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Ali, Barve, Braveboy, Bronrott, Frush, Griffith, Holmes, Hubbard, Ivey, James, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Ramirez, Rosenberg, F. Turner, V. Turner, and Vaughn
Maryland False Health Claims Act of 2009


Prohibiting specified actions constituting false claims against a State health plan or a State health program; providing specified penalties for making false claims against a State health plan or a State health program; authorizing the State to file a civil action against a person who makes a false claim against a State health plan or a State health program under specified circumstances; providing for the procedures to be followed in a civil action; providing for specified remedies under a civil action; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary & Appropriations
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Speaker, The
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Managed Care Organizations -see also- Health Maint Orgs
Medical Assistance
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
State Employees
Statutes of Limitation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 2-601 , 2-602 , 2-603 , 2-604 , 2-605 , 2-606 , 2-607 , 2-608 , 2-609 , 2-610 )


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