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Introduced in Senate (06/23/1999)

Litigation Fairness Act of 1999 - Subjects the Federal Government or any State, in any civil action to recover directly from any defendant any benefits or services the United States or such State has provided or paid for, to the same procedural rules and substantive law (including notification requirements, limitations, and affirmative defenses) that would apply to the person on whose behalf the action is brought.