A person may not—
provide, attempt to provide, or offer to provide a kickback;
solicit, accept, or attempt to accept a kickback; or
include the amount of a kickback prohibited by paragraph (1) or (2) in the contract price—
a subcontractor charges a prime contractor or a higher tier subcontractor; or
a prime contractor charges the Federal Government.
(Pub. L. 111–350, § 3, Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3839.)