2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 1 - Code of Civil Procedure
Chapter 35 - State, State Agencies and Political Subdivisions; Actions by or Against
Section 1-35-103 - Violation of State Contracts to Be Reported to Attorney General; Investigation; Action to Recover Damages; Employment of Special Assistants.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 1-35-103 (2020)

1-35-103. Violation of state contracts to be reported to attorney general; investigation; action to recover damages; employment of special assistants.

(a) Any officer, board or commission of the state of Wyoming, or their legal counsel, responsible for the enforcement of any contract between the state of Wyoming and any person, having reason to believe that there has been a violation of the terms of the contract to the damage of the state of Wyoming, shall report the matter to the attorney general of the state of Wyoming. The attorney general shall make such investigation of the matter as is necessary. Upon completion of the investigation and finding of probable damages to the state of Wyoming, the attorney general may bring suit in any court of competent jurisdiction to recover all damages that the state of Wyoming may have incurred by reason of the breach of contract, or for any money or other property that may be due on the contract. Subject to the governor's approval he may employ specially qualified assistants or counsel to aid in any investigation of such action.

(b) A contract with the state of Wyoming includes any contract, lease or instrument in writing entered into by any board, officer or commission of the state of Wyoming for the benefit of the state whether the contract is made in the name of the state of Wyoming or in the name of the officer, board or commission.

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