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75-7502.Same; definitions. For purposes of this act:

(a) "Act" means the Kansas false claims act.

(b) "Claim" includes any request or demand, whether under contract or otherwise, for money, property or services made to any employee, officer or agent of the state or any political subdivision thereof or made to any contractor, grantee or other recipient if the state or any political subdivision thereof provides any portion of the money, property or services which is requested or demanded, or if the state will reimburse such contractor, grantee or other recipient for any portion of the money or property which is requested or demanded.

(c) "Political subdivision" includes political or taxing subdivisions of the state, including municipal and quasi-municipal corporations, boards, commissions, authorities, councils, committees, subcommittees and other subordinate groups or administrative units thereof, receiving or expending and supported, in whole or in part, by public funds and any municipality as defined in K.S.A. 75-1117, and amendments thereto.

(d) "Person" includes any natural person, corporation, firm, association, organization, partnership, business or trust.

(e) "Knowing" and "knowingly" mean that a person, with respect to information, does any of the following:

(1) Has actual knowledge of the information;

(2) acts in deliberate ignorance of the truth or falsity of the information; or

(3) acts in reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information.

History: L. 2009, ch. 103, § 2; Apr. 30.



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