2017 Code of Alabama
Title 41 - STATE GOVERNMENT.
Chapter 16 - PUBLIC CONTRACTS.
Article 3B - Submissions for Public Contracts and Grants, Disclosure Requirements.
Section 41-16-86 - Violations.
(a) A person who knowingly violates this article shall be subject to civil penalty in an amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or 10 percent of the amount of the contract, whichever is less, to be deposited in the State General Fund. The statute of limitations for the acts covered in this article shall be one year. Any action brought to enforce the provisions of this article shall be initiated by the Attorney General in the circuit or district court in the county in which the awarding entity is located.
(b) If there is a finding of a knowing violation of this article, the contract or grant shall be voidable by the awarding entity.(Act 2001-955, 2001 3rd Sp. Sess., p. 815, §7.)