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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 551
State False Medicaid Claims Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to public assistance, so as to provide for the "State False Medicaid Claims Act"; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for liability to this state for certain false claims; to provide for civil actions for false Medicaid claims; to provide for exclusions for certain civil actions; to provide for procedure; to provide for burden of proof; to provide for whistleblower protection; to provide for statute of limitations; to provide for venue; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/24/2007 - Effective Date
May/24/2007 - Act 220
May/24/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/30/2007 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/13/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/13/2007 - Senate Third Read
Apr/11/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/10/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/27/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - House Third Readers
Mar/19/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2007 - House Hopper
Apr/13/2007 - Senate Vote #289Yea(46)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/27/2007 - House Vote #221Yea(164)Nay(2)NV(7)
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