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Monthly Archives: December 2011

30
Dec
2011

Congress Pushes More Regulation On Personal Sureties

Whether an entrepreneur is opening a new car dealership or a contractor is building a bridge, surety bonds exist to guarantee business will be done properly. When it comes to federal construction projects, some deceptive contractors will try to sneak their way through surety regulations that are in place to protect the public; and that’s read more »




29
Dec
2011

Georgia Public Official Bond

The state of Georgia has enacted a new law affecting the Georgia Department of Transportation. The new law, which is named HB 137, terminates the $500,000 surety bond previously required of the Director of Planning for the Georgia Department of Transportation. The previous legislation set the bond requirement in order to guarantee that the responsibilities read more »




28
Dec
2011

JW Surety Bonds Closed For New Years

JW Surety Bonds will be closing at 12:00 PM EST on 12/30/2011. We will reopen on 01/03/2012 at 8:30 AM EST. May good fortune come your way this New Year!




27
Dec
2011

Connecticut Public Official Bond

A new bill was recently enacted concerning the Connecticut Airport Authority. The new bill is titled SB 1003 and requires the members of the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Airport Authority to acquire a $50,000 surety bond to guarantee that they fulfill their responsibilities; a $100,000 bond is required of the Executive Director of read more »




26
Dec
2011

Colorado Debt Management Bond Update

New surety bond legislation was recently enacted in Colorado State. The new law is named HB 1206 and requires surety companies to provide written notification to the Attorney General upon cancelation of the bond required of debt management service providers; the bond required is currently $50,000.




23
Dec
2011

Public Official Bond Saves County Thousands

Surety bonds exist to guarantee that rules will be followed. More specifically, public official bonds exist to guarantee that officials such as treasurers, judges, tax collectors, sheriffs, etc. will perform their responsibilities according to both local and state laws. Citizens in Whitley County, KY should be thankful that their former Sheriff was required to obtain read more »