Attorney General, Office of; Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act, funds recovered. (SB660)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of the Attorney General; Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; funds recovered. Authorizes the Division of Debt Collection in the Office of the Attorney General to pursue claims and recoveries owed to the Commonwealth under the Fraud Against Taxpayers Act (FATA). Under the bill, the Division is authorized to retain as special revenue up to 30 percent of the funds recovered. The bill excludes investigations, litigation, or recoveries related to matters handled under the authority granted to the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Office of the Attorney General pursuant to the provisions of federal regulations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2014Unanimous consent to introduce
01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14101896D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2014Introduced bill reprinted 14101896D
01/27/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N)
01/29/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB660)
01/30/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/12/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/24/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/27/2014Reported from General Laws (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2014Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
03/03/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/04/2014Left in Appropriations