2018 California Code
Government Code - GOV
CHAPTER 11 - Antitrust Claims
Section 4553.

Universal Citation: CA Govt Code § 4553 (2018)

If an awarding body or public purchasing body receives, either through judgment or settlement, a monetary recovery for a cause of action assigned under this chapter, the assignor shall be entitled to receive reimbursement for actual legal costs incurred and may, upon demand, recover from the public body any portion of the recovery, including treble damages, attributable to overcharges that were paid by the assignor but were not paid by the public body as part of the bid price, less the expenses incurred in obtaining that portion of the recovery.

In state contracts, the preceding provisions of this section shall be included in full in any specifications for the public purchase and shall be included in full in the bid agreement or general provisions incorporated into the bid agreement.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 740, Sec. 1.)

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