41 U.S. Code § 8702. Prohibited conduct

A person may not—
(1)
provide, attempt to provide, or offer to provide a kickback;
(2)
solicit, accept, or attempt to accept a kickback; or
(3) include the amount of a kickback prohibited by paragraph (1) or (2) in the contract price—
(A)
a subcontractor charges a prime contractor or a higher tier subcontractor; or
(B)
a prime contractor charges the Federal Government.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

8702

41:53.

Mar. 8, 1946, ch. 80, § 3, 60 Stat. 37; Pub. L. 86–695, Sept. 2, 1960, 74 Stat. 740; Pub. L. 99–634, § 2(a), Nov. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 3524.

In paragraph (3), before subparagraph (A), the words “directly or indirectly” are omitted as unnecessary.