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Is This the End of the “Safe Harbor” Provision of the Pennsylvania Bond Law?

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The Pennsylvania Public Works Bond Act permits unpaid second tier subcontractors and supplier (i.e. sub-subcontractors) to make payment bond claims.  However, the “safe harbor,” provision of the Pennsylvania Prompt Pay Act bars payment bond claims by second-tier subcontractors and suppliers once a general contractor makes payment to a subcontractor in privity with those second-tier subcontractors. … Continue Reading

Pennsylvania Mechanics’ Liens and Bond Claims

Posted in Mechanics Liens, Payment Bond Claims

Looking for last minute CLE credits?  Please join me on August 30, 2011 for at 12:30 p.m. for a 2 credit CLE “A Primer on Mechanics’ Liens and Bond Claims.” We will address: •Who can file a mechanics lien claim? •What projects are subject to a mechanics lien claim? •What are the specific requirements for… Continue Reading