Medical Fraud Control Unit; Attorney General to appoint investigators. (SB439)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


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 12103855D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB439)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/03/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB439)
02/09/2012Continued to 2013 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2012Left in Finance