TITLE 37
Public Property and Works

CHAPTER 37-13
Labor and Payment of Debts by Contractors

SECTION 37-13-14


   § 37-13-14  Contractor's bond. – The state or any city, town, agency, or committee therein awarding contracts for public works shall require the contractor awarded a contract with a contract price in excess of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for public works to file with the proper authority good and sufficient bond with surety furnished by any surety company authorized to do business in the state, conditioned upon the faithful performance of the contract and upon the payment for labor performed and material furnished in connection therewith, a bond to contain the terms and conditions set forth in chapter 12 of this title, and to be subject to the provisions of that chapter. Waiver of the bonding requirements of this section is expressly prohibited.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 290, § 13; P.L. 1955, ch. 3580, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 37-13-13; P.L. 1965, ch. 77, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 37-13-14; P.L. 1974, ch. 237, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 449, § 16; P.L. 1994, ch. 384, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 367, § 3; P.L. 2009, ch. 354, § 3.)