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Florida False Claims Act; short title; purpose.
F.S. 68.081
68.081 Florida False Claims Act; short title; purpose.
(1) Sections 68.081-68.09 may be cited as the “Florida False Claims Act.”
(2) The purpose of the Florida False Claims Act is to deter persons from knowingly causing or assisting in causing state government to pay claims that are false or fraudulent, and to provide remedies for obtaining treble damages and civil penalties for state government when money is obtained from state government by reason of a false or fraudulent claim.
History.s. 1, ch. 94-316; s. 1, ch. 2007-236.