senate Bill S8852

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the liability of a person who presents false claims for money or property to the state or a local government

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Jul 29, 2020 referred to rules

S8852 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §189, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4730, A2543

S8852 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the liability of a person who presents false claims for money or property to the state or a local government.

S8852 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8852 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               July 29, 2020
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to the liability of a
   person who presents false claims for money or property to the state or
   a local government
   Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of section 189 of the state
 finance law, as amended by section 8 of part A of chapter 56 of the laws
 of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) This section shall apply to claims, records, [or] statements,  AND
 OBLIGATIONS  made  under the tax law only if (i) the net income or sales
 of the person against whom the action is brought equals or  exceeds  one
 million  dollars  for  any  taxable  year  subject to any action brought
 pursuant to this article; AND (ii) the damages pleaded  in  such  action
 exceed  three  hundred and fifty thousand dollars[; and (iii) the person
 is alleged to have violated paragraph (a), (b), (c), (d),  (e),  (f)  or
 (g)  of subdivision one of this section; provided, however, that nothing
 in this subparagraph shall be deemed to modify or restrict the  applica-
 tion  of  such paragraphs to any act alleged that relates to a violation
 of the tax law].
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  all
 false  claims, records, statements and obligations concealed, avoided or
 decreased on, prior to, or after such effective date.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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