Fraud and Abuse Whistle Blower Protection Act; application for grievance procedure. (HB778)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Fraud and Abuse Whistle Blower Protection Act. Changes the basis on which whistle blowers covered by the state grievance procedure may file a claim for reward under the Fraud and Abuse Whistle Blower Protection Act from a requirement that disclosure of information must result in a savings of at least $10,000 to a requirement that such disclosure of information must result in a recovery of at least $5,000. Amends § 2.2-3012, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2016Committee
01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101627D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #4
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/20/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB778)
01/21/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/26/2016Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Read first time
01/29/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/22/2016Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Read third time
02/25/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Enrolled
02/29/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB778ER)
02/29/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB778ER)
02/29/2016Signed by Speaker
03/03/2016Signed by President
03/04/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/4/16
03/04/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 11, 2016
03/07/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 293 (effective 7/1/16)
03/07/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0293)