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House Bill 1438

House Bill 1438

ARCHIVE (2007)

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Mechanic's liens. Establishes an optional prelien notice process that may be used in commercial construction projects. Provides that, as a prerequisite for acquiring lien rights, a contractor who provides labor or material in a commercial construction project must notify the owner of the property not more than 30 days after the provision of labor or materials. Requires a property owner who intends to use the prelien notice process to provide notice by: (1) posting the prelien notice process on the worksite; (2) including a reference to the prelien notice process on bid documents; and (3) if applicable, describing the prelien notice process on a relevant website maintained by the property owner or principal contractor.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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