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15C.15 DEPOSIT OF STATE FUNDS; FALSE CLAIMS ACCOUNT.

Subdivision 1.Deposit of funds.

The net proceeds received by the state in an action under this chapter, after distributions made to private plaintiffs and as otherwise required by federal law, must be deposited in the state treasury and credited as follows:

(1) the portion of net proceeds equal to the amount of the actual damages that the state sustains because of an act specified in section 15C.02 must be credited to the fund that sustained the damages;

(2) the portion of net proceeds equal to the additional recovery of federal money authorized by United States Code, title 42, section 1396h, for a recovery under this chapter, as determined by the commissioner of management and budget, must be credited to the false claims account under subdivision 2, provided that the amount credited may not exceed $1,000,000 in a fiscal year; and

(3) the remainder of the net proceeds must be credited to the general fund.

Subd. 2.False claims account.

A false claims account is established in the special revenue fund in the state treasury. The commissioner of management and budget may enter into interagency agreements to deposit up to $2,055,000 for litigation and related expenses under this chapter. Money in the account deposited through interagency agreement or under subdivision 1 is annually appropriated to the attorney general for purposes of this chapter.

History:

2009 c 101 art 2 s 38,109