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Requiring prime contractors to bond the subcontractors portion of retainage upon request (Stambaugh, Doglio, Vick)

See companion.

1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL:
The prime contractor may withhold the bond premium for the portion of the subcontractor's retainage bond.

EFFECT OF COMMERCE, LABOR & SPORTS COMMITTEE STRIKER AMENDMENT(S):
A provision that exempts a contractor from having to provide a bond if the bond is not commercially available is removed. A provision that allows the contractor to charge the subcontractor any fees or costs related to the retainage bond requested by the subcontractor is removed.

Hearing Date: Friday, February 03, 2017 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1538&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)