Below is an excerpt of an article published in High Profile on April 4, 2023

After a public hearing held on March 6, House Bill No. 6826, An Act Concerning Liability for False and Fraudulent Claims was voted out of committee by a wide margin, and then added to the House Calendar on March 28. This bill expands the scope of Connecticut’s current False Claims Act by eliminating the limitation that it only applies to state-administered health and human services programs. It would expand potential liability and penalties under the act to allow both private citizens and the attorney general to bring False Claims Act allegations in any context, including construction projects involving state funds. Read the full article.