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54-1904B. Relief from bids. (a) If an awarding authority for the public entity determines that a bidder is entitled to relief from a bid because of a mistake, the authority shall prepare a report in writing to document the facts establishing the existence of each element required in section 54-1904C, Idaho Code. The report shall be available for inspection as a public record and shall be filed with the public entity soliciting bids.
(b) A bidder claiming a mistake satisfying all the conditions of section 54-1904C, Idaho Code, shall be entitled to relief from the bid and have any bid security returned by the public entity. Bidders not satisfying the conditions found in section 54-1904C, Idaho Code, shall forfeit any bid security. Bidders failing to execute a contract and not satisfying the conditions of a mistake shall also forfeit any bid security.
[54-1904B, added 1991, ch. 282, sec. 2, p. 728; am. 1999, ch. 201, sec. 5, p. 534.]