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Monthly Archives: August 2009

31
Aug
2009

Virginia Publisher’s School Textbook Bond Requirement Abolished

On 03/07/2008, the state of Virginia enacted HB 137/HB 354/SB 356. The new laws eliminated the mandatory surety bond that the Board of Education required regarding contracts with publishers of school textbooks. The bond could not be less than $1,000 and not above $20,000. The required bond was conditioned upon the publisher’s compliance of the read more »




30
Aug
2009

West Virginia Discount Medical Provider Bond

West Virginia has a new enactment for medical discount providers referred to as HB 4404. The law requires a surety bond equal to or more than $35,000 to be posted by discount medical establishments. The bond attained by the discount medical organizations must be in favor of the Insurance Commissioner for the advantage of individuals read more »




30
Aug
2009

JW_Surety_Bonds Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-30

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29
Aug
2009

Virginia Cruel Pet Treatment Bond Amendment

Virginia state law revised the current bond amount required for owners that have had their animals confiscated because of cruel treatment or abandonment. The new law is named HB 999, which says that if the locality has not approved an ordinance, the court may order the owner of the animal to post a surety bond read more »




28
Aug
2009

Arizona Mechanics & Materialmen Liens Bond

HB 2474 was enacted by the state of Arizona on April 28, 2008 and became effective October 10, 2008. It was created to amend the current mechanic’s lien discharge and discharge bond laws. It is required that bonds for lien releases be in the amount of 150% of the claim under the existing law, and read more »




27
Aug
2009

Virginia Dog Fighting Bond Amended

The state of Virginia has made additions to the existing anti-dog fighting laws HB 656/SB 592; the laws and are being modified so that they are applicable to all animals. The new law explains that if an animal is seized because of its use in fighting matches, the court will have the animal forfeited to read more »