Assembly Bill

AB 456 (Torrico) – Penalties for Benefit Fraud

Imposes criminal penalties on CalSTRS members, beneficiaries, participants and the people who assist them, who make false material statements or representations in order to receive CalSTRS benefits. Also establishes a crime for a person to accept a payment from CalSTRS with the knowledge that he or she is not entitled to the benefit.

Version: Amended 7/7/2005

Sponsor: Author

Location: Assembly

Board Position: Support, if amended

CalSTRS Analysis:

Amended 7/7/2005