Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; raises civil penalties in Act. (SB487)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; civil penalties; rate of inflation. Raises the amounts for the civil penalties in the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act from not less than $5,500 and not more than $11,000 to not less than $10,957 and not more than $21,916. The bill also provides that these amounts shall automatically increase as prescribed by the Federal False Claims Act, in which the civil penalties are adjusted to the rate of inflation. Amends § 8.01-216.3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103038D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB487)
02/05/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/07/2018Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Placed on Calendar
02/15/2018Read first time
02/15/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/23/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Read second time
02/28/2018Read third time
02/28/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Enrolled
03/05/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB487ER)
03/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB487ER)
03/05/2018Signed by Speaker
03/08/2018Signed by President
03/14/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 14, 2018
03/14/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 624 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0624)

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