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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Senators Introduce Updates to False Claims Act

Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) are sponsoring new legislation called the False Claims Act Correction Act of 2007.  It is supported by Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) and Ranking Member Arlen Specter (R-Pennsylvania). 

The new legislation aims to improve conditions for whistleblowers who want to report fraud against the federal government using the False Claims Act, which has recovered over $20 billion for the U.S. Treasury.

The legislation makes a variety of corrections to the False Claims Act, including the removal of the requirement that all false claims be presented directly to a government employee. 

Companion legislation is being brought forward to the U.S. House of Representatives by Representative Howard Berman.

Click here to read more about the False Claims Act Correction Act of 2007.

Posted by Quitam Help Admin on 09/13 at 07:44 PM
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