HB 1076 – Qui Tam ActionsBill brief
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What does qui tam” mean? Qui tam literally means “in the name of the king.” In the context of this bill, qui tam allows a person or entity to sue an employer on behalf of the state for enforcement of specified laws for penalties and damages, subject to the same conditions and limitations that apply to the agency.
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