Assembly Bill

ABX1 5 (Torrico) – Benefit Fraud Penalties

Would have imposed criminal and civil penalties on CalSTRS members, beneficiaries, participants and the people who assist them, that make false material statements or representations in order to receive CalSTRS benefits. Also would have established 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 05/19/2005
  • Sponsor: CalPERS, CFT
  • Location: Assembly
  • Board Position: Support, if Amended

CalSTRS Analysis:

Amended 5/19/2005