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 Bill Status of HB1814  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  FALSE CLAIMS ACT-TAX CLAIMS

House Sponsors
Rep. Keith R. Wheeler - Patricia R. Bellock

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 505/8from Ch. 37, par. 439.8
740 ILCS 175/4from Ch. 127, par. 4104
740 ILCS 175/4.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois False Claims Act. Provides that no court has jurisdiction over a civil action relating to or involving a false claim regarding certain tax acts administered by the Department of Revenue unless the action is brought by the Attorney General. Provides that the Department of Revenue has the sole authority to bring an administrative action and that the Attorney General has the sole authority to bring a judicial action under the Act for a false claim, statement, or record pertaining to certain taxes administered by the Department of Revenue. Contains provisions concerning reporting, investigative, and enforcement procedures for allegations of false claims pertaining to certain taxes. Contains provisions governing the payment of rewards to persons who provide information that leads to recovery of funds under the new provisions. Provides that the appeal of a determination regarding an award may be appealed exclusively to the Court of Claims and must be filed within 30 days of the determination of the award. Makes other changes, including a corresponding change in the Court of Claims Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/2/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  2/3/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/14/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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