On 5/16/08, the state of Alabama has enacted HB 442. The enactment allows state agencies to decide if a bid bond is required for service contracts or supplies. The prior law made bid bonds mandatory, which allowed for no flexibility, even when no bonding companies were willing to bond the work.
Eric is the Chief Marketing Officer of JW Surety Bonds. With years of experience in the surety industry, he is also a contributing author to the surety bond blog.