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§ 1437. Costs.

1 CA ADC § 1437BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 1. General Provisions
Division 2. Office of Administrative Hearings
Chapter 5. Procedures for Conducting Protests Under the Alternative Protest Pilot Project
Article 3. Arbitration Procedure
1 CCR § 1437
§ 1437. Costs.
(a) For protests not determined Frivolous by Procurement:
(1) If the arbitrator denies the protest, Protestant(s) will be liable for all costs of the arbitration.
(2) If the arbitrator upholds the protest, the Contracting Department shall pay for all costs of the arbitration and Protestant(s) will be refunded the deposit by OAH.
(b) If Procurement determined that the protest was Frivolous and the arbitrator affirms that the protest is Frivolous, the bond shall be forfeited to Procurement, the protest will be denied, and Protestant(s) will be liable for all costs of the arbitration.
(c) If Procurement determined that the protest was Frivolous and the arbitrator determines that the protest is not Frivolous, any bond(s) posted by Protestant(s) shall be returned.
(1) If the arbitrator denies the protest, Protestant(s) shall be liable for half of the costs of the arbitration. The Contracting Department shall pay the remaining half of the arbitration costs.
(2) If the arbitrator upholds the protest, the Contracting Department shall pay for all costs of the arbitration and Protestant(s) will be refunded the deposit by OAH.
(d) A Protestant who withdraws his or her protest before the arbitrator's decision has been issued will remain liable for all arbitration costs up to the time of withdrawal. These costs include, but are not limited to, the arbitrator's time in preparation, prehearing conferences, and hearing the protest. If Procurement deemed the protest Frivolous, any bond posted shall be forfeited to Procurement.
(e) Except as provided in (f), if any costs are determined to be payable by Protestant(s), that amount shall be subtracted from deposit(s) of Protestant(s) as ordered by the arbitrator. Any additional costs shall be billed to Protestant(s) and any refunds shall be sent to Protestant(s) by OAH.
(f) If a Protestant is a Small Business, then the Contracting Department shall pay OAH all arbitration costs and collect the amount due from Protestant.
Note: Authority cited: Section 12126, Public Contract Code. Reference: Sections 12125-12130, Public Contract Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 8-18-98; operative 8-18-98 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 98, No. 34).
2. Change without regulatory effect amending section heading and subsections (a)(1), (b), (c)(1) and (d) filed 1-8-2002 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2002, No. 2).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
1 CCR § 1437, 1 CA ADC § 1437
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