2017 Code of Alabama
Title 39 - PUBLIC WORKS.
Chapter 5 - ACTIONS OR PROCEEDINGS UPON PUBLIC WORKS OR IMPROVEMENTS CONTRACTS IMPROPERLY LET OR EXECUTED.
Section 39-5-4 - Actions to enjoin letting or execution of such contracts or payment of public funds thereunder.
The Attorney General, a bona fide unsuccessful or disqualified bidder, or any interested citizen may maintain an action to enjoin the letting or execution of any public works contract in violation of or contrary to the provisions of this title or any other statute and may enjoin payment of any public funds under any such contract. In the case of a successful action brought by a bidder, reasonable bid preparation costs shall be recoverable by that bidder. The action shall be commenced within 45 days of the contract award.(Acts 1961, No. 868, p. 1361, §3; Acts 1997, No. 97-225, p. 348, §1.)