Category: Legislation

North Dakota Modifies Surety Bond Requirements

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North Dakota has modified the surety bond requirements under the Money Brokers Act. Presently, the law requires a surety bond in an amount not less than $25,000. N.D. Cent. Code Section 13-04.1-04.01(1). Effective August 1, 2019, the new minimum amount of the bond will be $50,000. https://www.natlawreview.com/article/north-dakota-modifies-surety-bond-requirements

Kentucky amends law allowing surface coal mining and reclamation permit applications to submit their own bonds

At the beginning of April, Kentucky governor signed a bill that amends portions of chapters of the Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) that relate to mining. The 40-page bill introduces numerous new provisions with regards to different types of mining operations and procedures in the state. Among these are also...

New Maryland Law Makes General Contractors Liable for Paying Their Subcontractors’ Employees

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At the tail-end of the 2018 legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly passed Senate Bill 853, making construction general contractors jointly and severally liable for the failure of their subcontractors to pay their employees in compliance with Maryland’s wage and hour laws. This new law will become effective October...

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