Sec. 11117 - Complaints of Discrimination or Noncompliance

ยง 11117. Complaints of Discrimination or Noncompliance

(a) Any interested person may lodge a written complaint of noncompliance with either the DFEH or the contract awarding agency. The complaint shall state the name and address of the contractor and shall set forth a description of the alleged noncompliance. Complaints lodged with the awarding agency shall be immediately referred to the Administrator of OCP. No complaint may be lodged after the expiration of one year from the date upon which the alleged noncompliance occurred. OCP shall cause any written complaint lodged under the provisions of this section on which it intends to take action to be served, either personally or by ordinary first class mail, upon the respondent contractor and the awarding agency within 45 days. At the discretion of the Administrator, the complaint may not contain the name of the complaining party.

(b) OCP shall notify the contract awarding agency of any action pursuant to section 11138 instituted against a contractor of the agency, and permit the agency to become a party to the action, except that the agency shall be fully responsive to any request for information made by OCP in connection with the action.

(1. Change without regulatory effect renumbering former section 8120 to new section 11117 and amending section filed 10-3-2013 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2013, No. 40).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 12935(a) and 12990(d), Government Code. Reference: Section 12990, Government Code.

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