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New York City mayor and council to revise vetoed false claims bill

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and members of the City Council are attempting to draft a compromise version of a bill vetoed by the Mayor on March 14, 2005. The bill would create a city False Claims Act. It would mirror the federal act by allowing whistleblowers who pursue civil actions on behalf of the city to be awarded a relator’s share of between 15 and 30 percent of the city’s recovery.

The City Council’s Governmental Operations Committee has issued a report on the bill, whose text is available at the council’s site. It is bill number 346 for 2004.

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