41 U.S. Code § 8706 - Civil actions
(a)Amount.—The Federal Government in a civil action may recover from a person—
(1) that knowingly engages in conduct prohibited by section 8702 of this title a civil penalty equal to—
whose employee, subcontractor, or subcontractor employee violates section 8702 of this title by providing, accepting, or charging a kickback a civil penalty equal to the amount of that kickback.
(b)Statute of Limitations.—A civil action under this section must be brought within 6 years after the later of the date on which—