2009 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Prior Year Introduction As: HB 292/08 - JUD & HGO
Sponsored By:
Delegate Smigiel
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 occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary & Appropriations
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

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.
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
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