Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–359.03. Termination of contracts.

(a) The CPO may terminate, without liability, any contract if:

(1) The contractor has been convicted of a crime arising out of or in connection with the procurement of any work to be done or any payment to be made under the contract; or

(2) There has been a violation of this chapter.

(b) If a contract is terminated pursuant to this section, the contractor shall:

(1) Be paid only the actual costs of the work performed to the date of termination, plus termination costs, if any;

(2) Refund, and the CPO shall recover, all profits or fixed fees realized under the contract; and

(3) Refund, and the CPO shall recover, any other fee, commission, percentage, gift, compensation, or similar consideration paid, including contingent fees and brokerage fees.

(c) The rights and remedies in this section shall be in addition to any other right or remedy provided by law and the exercise of any of them shall not constitute a waiver of any other right or remedy provided by law.


(Apr. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-371, § 903, 58 DCR 1185.)