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§ 1520.14. Prohibited Practices and Conflict of Interest.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 21. Public Works
Division 2. Department of Transportation
Chapter 12. Selection Process for Private Architectural and Engineering Firms
Article 1. General Provisions
21 CCR § 1520.14
§ 1520.14. Prohibited Practices and Conflict of Interest.
(a) Practices which might result in unlawful activity, including but not limited to rebates, kickbacks, or other unlawful consideration are strictly prohibited. The Department shall require a contract entered into pursuant to this chapter to include a provision in which the firm certifies that the contract was not obtained through rebates, kickbacks, or other unlawful considerations either promised or paid to a Department employee. In addition to any other applicable legal proscriptions, failure to adhere to the certification may be cause for contract termination and recovery of damages under the rights and remedies due the Department under the default provision of the contract.
(b) A Department employee shall not participate in the selection process if the employee has a relationship, as specified in Section 87100 of the Government Code, with a firm seeking a contract subject to this chapter.
(c) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to abridge the obligation of the Department or the firm to comply with all laws regarding political contributions, conflicts of interest, or unlawful activities.
Note: Authority cited: Section 4526, Government Code. Reference: Sections 4526, 4529.12 and 87100, Government Code; and Article XXII, California Constitution, Sections 1-2.
1. New section filed 10-2-2006; operative 11-1-2006 (Register 2006, No. 40).
This database is current through 1/7/22 Register 2022, No. 1
21 CCR § 1520.14, 21 CA ADC § 1520.14
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