Article 4. Conflict Of Interest of California Public Contract Code >> Division 2. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 2.1. >> Article 4.
(a) No person, firm, or subsidiary thereof who has been
awarded a consulting services contract may submit a bid for, nor be
awarded a contract on or after July 1, 2003, for the provision of
services, procurement of goods or supplies, or any other related
action that is required, suggested, or otherwise deemed appropriate
in the end product of the consulting services contract.
(b) Subdivision (a) does not apply to either of the following:
(1) Any person, firm, or subsidiary thereof who is awarded a
subcontract of a consulting services contract that amounts to no more
than 10 percent of the total monetary value of the consulting
(2) Consulting services contracts that comply with Article 2.5
(commencing with Section 10510.4).
(c) (1) Subdivision (a) does not apply to any person, firm, or
subsidiary awarded a consulting services contract by a University of
California medical center when the provision of service, procurement
of goods or supplies, or any other related action required,
suggested, or otherwise deemed appropriate in the end product of the
consulting services contract, is necessary to avoid a competitive
disadvantage in the hospital industry, improve patient care, protect
the privacy of patient information, or avoid significant delay and
(2) The University of California shall report within 30 days on
any exemption granted under paragraph (1) to the Joint Legislative
Budget Committee and the Department of Finance. The report shall
include a description of the circumstances that warranted the
exemption, the effects of the exemption on patient care or patient
privacy, and a calculation of the projected costs savings to the
institution as a result of the exemption.
No officer or employee of the University of California shall
engage in any employment, activity, or enterprise from which the
officer or employee receives compensation or in which the officer or
employee has a financial interest if that employment, activity, or
enterprise is sponsored or funded, or sponsored and funded, by any
university department through or by a university contract unless the
employment, activity, or enterprise is within the course and scope of
the officer's or employee's regular university employment. No
officer or employee in the university shall contract on his or her
own individual behalf as an independent contractor with any
university department to provide services or goods. This section
shall not apply to officers or employees of the university with
teaching or research responsibilities, nor shall it apply to student
employees for payment for additional campus activities or engagements
outside of the scope of their primary university employment.
(a) No retired, dismissed, separated, or formerly employed
person of the University of California employed with the university
or otherwise appointed to serve in the university may enter into a
contract in which he or she engaged in any of the negotiations,
transactions, planning, arrangements, or any part of the
decisionmaking process relevant to the contract while employed in any
capacity by any university department. The prohibition of this
subdivision shall apply to a person only during the two-year period
beginning on the date the person left university employment.
(b) For a period of 12 months following the date of his or her
retirement, dismissal, or separation from the University of
California, no person employed in the university or otherwise
appointed to serve in the university may enter into a contract with
any university department, if he or she was employed by that
department in a policymaking position in the same general subject
area as the proposed contract within the 12-month period prior to his
or her retirement, dismissal, or separation. The prohibition of this
subdivision shall not apply to a contract requiring the person's
services as an expert witness in a civil case or to a contract for
the continuation of an attorney's services on a matter he or she was
involved with prior to leaving the university.
(c) This section does not prohibit the rehire or reappointment of
University of California employees after retirement, consistent with
university administrative policies, nor does it apply to inventors
and authors of intellectual property licensed under technology
(a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b), each
contractor who enters into a contract with a University of California
campus for ten thousand dollars ($10,000) or more shall be assigned
an identification number by the chancellor of that university campus.
Each contractor who has been assigned a number shall list it on each
contract the contractor enters into with the university campus,
regardless of the amount of the contract. In the case of a
corporation or firm, the chancellor's assigned number shall be used
exclusively on each contract with that particular chancellor's
campus. The assigned number shall remain unchanged regardless of
future name changes.
(b) If the identification numbers cannot be tracked centrally by
the Regents of the University of California, then the regents, and
not the chancellors, shall assign the identification numbers.