Article 3. Bidders of California Public Contract Code >> Division 2. >> Part 1. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 3.
(a) Any public entity, as defined in Section 1100, the
University of California, and the California State University shall
specify the classification of the contractor's license which a
contractor shall possess at the time a contract is awarded. The
specification shall be included in any plans prepared for a public
project and in any notice inviting bids required pursuant to this
This requirement shall apply only with respect to contractors who
contract directly with the public entity.
(b) A contractor who is not awarded a public contract because of
the failure of an entity, as defined in subdivision (a), to comply
with that subdivision shall not receive damages for the loss of the