2010 Regular Session


File Code: State Government - Regulations and Procedures Prior Year Introduction As: SB 830/09 - JPR
Sponsored By:
Senator Lenett
Maryland False Claims Act


Prohibiting specified actions constituting false claims against a governmental entity; providing specified penalties for making false claims against a governmental entity; requiring specified counsel to investigate specified violations; authorizing a person other than the governmental entity to file a civil action on behalf of the governmental entity against a person who makes a false claim against the governmental entity; 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.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings & Finance
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
Hearing cancelled (Judicial Proceedings)
Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
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
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Process Serving
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 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings