Medical Fraud Control Unit; Attorney General to appoint investigators. (HB988)

Introduced By

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Medical Fraud Control Unit; appointment of investigators.  Authorizes the Attorney General to appoint unit investigators to investigate fraud, abuse, or neglect in the provision of care under the plan for medical assistance. Such investigators would be considered law-enforcement officers and would be sworn to enforce the laws of the Commonwealth through the investigation of medical fraud and abuse. Such investigators would also be authorized to carry a concealed handgun while in the discharge of their official duties. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102984D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2012Impact statement from VCSC (HB988)
01/19/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/25/2012Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read first time
02/02/2012Motion to refer to committee agreed to
02/02/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2012Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/06/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB988)
02/20/2012Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB439.