House Bill 401

Last Action to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the Kentucky False Claims Act.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 1249
Sponsors G. Stumbo, F. Steele, L. Clark, R. Adams, R. Adkins, J. Arnold Jr., L. Belcher, T. Burch, H. Collins, L. Combs, B. Damron, M. Denham, T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr., J. Glenn, J. Gooch Jr., D. Graham, J. Greer, M. Henley, D. Horlander, T. McKee, C. Miller, T. Mills, S. Overly, R. Palumbo, T. Pullin, R. Rand, S. Riggs, J. Short, R. Smart, J. Stewart III, T. Thompson, D. Watkins, S. Westrom, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15 to establish a False Claims Act with provisions that establish enhanced civil liability and penalties for committing fraud against the state; allow the Attorney General or private citizens to sue on behalf of the state to recover those amounts, with some of the proceeds of the action being distributed to the person successfully bringing the action; grant the Attorney General enhanced investigatory authority; provide an administrative sanctioning system for fraudulent Medicaid providers; provide civil protections for fraud whistleblowers; provide uniformity for allowable civil penalties and recovery mechanisms among other similar statutes..
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - False claims act, creation of
Pharmacists - False claims act, creation of
Physicians and Practitioners - False claims act, creation of
Medicaid - False claims act, creation of
Attorney General - False claims act, creation of
Civil Actions - False claims act, creation of
Civil Procedure - False claims act, creation of
Fiscal Note - False claims act, creation of
Votes Vote History


  • introduced in House
  • to Judiciary (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 16, 2012
  • 3rd reading, passed 91-1
  • received in Senate
  • to Judiciary (S)

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