Reporting Fraud Under the Texas False Claims Act
The Texas False Claim Act was amended and the
amendment became effective on May 4, 2007. The version that was in
effect prior to the amendment required the court to dismiss qui tam
actions if Texas declined to take over the action. Tex. Human Res.
Code Ann. § 36.104 (2001).
Texas Qui Tam Action
The new version of the statute states that if Texas
declines to take over the action, "the person bringing the action
may proceed without the state's participation." Tex. Human Res.
Code Ann. § 36.104 (2010). Thus, a Texas qui tam lawyer
filing a qui tam case with conduct occurring prior to May 4, 2007
should take note of this provision of the Texas False Claims
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