February 4, 2022

Miller Act Payment Bond Claims: The Basics

Under Construction - Winter 2022, Vol. 23, No. 1
American Bar Association
Joshua Cohn

Construction attorney Joshua Cohn authored an article in ABA's Under Construction - Winter 2022 newsletter titled "Miller Act Payment Bond Claims: The Basics." The Miller Act is a federal statute that requires prime contractors on most federal construction projects to furnish payment and performance bonds, each with a value equivalent to the contract price. This article addresses the applicability of the Miller Act to specific claimants in the chain of privity and the required procedures and timing that these claimants must adhere to for asserting payment bond claims. 

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