TITLE 38. PUBLIC CONTRACTS, WORKS AND IMPROVEMENTS
CHAPTER 10. PUBLIC CONTRACTS
PART II. LETTING CONTRACTS
38:2220 Purchase or contract contrary to provisions of this Part void
A. Any purchase of materials or supplies, or any contract entered into for the construction of public works, contrary to the provisions of this Part shall be null and void.
B. The district attorney in whose district a violation of this Part occurs, the attorney general, or any interested party may bring suit in the district court through summary proceeding to enjoin the award of a contract or to seek other appropriate injunctive relief to prevent the award of a contract which would be in violation of this Part, or through ordinary proceeding to seek appropriate remedy to nullify a contract entered into in violation of this Part.
C. Where a judgment of nullity is rendered in any action brought by a district attorney or by the attorney general pursuant to Subsection B of this Section the district court may award a civil penalty not in excess of fifty thousand dollars against each offending member of the governing authority of the public entity who authorized the violation.
Acts 1977, No. 103, §1. Amended by Acts 1979, No. 795, §1. Amended by Acts 1990, No. 869, §1, eff. July 25, 1990.