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Government Affairs
Friday, April 11, 2014
Congressional Action Day Materials Posted »
The Congressional Action Day Materials have been posted for Members for the Capitol Hill Visits on May 7, 2014.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Maryland Adjourns Without Extending the Individual Surety Law »
The Maryland General Assembly adjourned its 2014 regular session around midnight Monday. Most important to sureties is th...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Sureties Defeat Recovery Funds in Two States »
Alabama and Mississippi have adjourned for the year and both states declined to enact a recovery fund in lieu of a license...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Legislative Overview Reports - March 2014: Commercial Surety; Contract Surety; Fidelity posted »
Overview of the March 2014 State Legislative Sessions reports, posted for Members  only.  Reports are available...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Nullum Tempus Bill Advances in Connecticut »
Connecticut HB 5570 was amended today and reported favorably by the Joint Committee on Judiciary. SFAA has not seen a cop...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Key Bills for Sureties Under Consideration in the States »
--P3s . In a newly enacted law, Indiana expanded the authority to use P3s for public facilities. In Kentucky , the Hous...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
New Bonding Opportunities posted »
New bonding opportunities enacted in the state legislature that may be of interest to SFAA members has been posted. ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Legislative Comprehensive Reports posted - March 2014 »
Legislative Comprehensive Reports - March 2014: Commercial Surety; Contract Surety; Fidelity posted for Members only...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Contract Surety Bills Moving Quickly in the States »
--Bond Thresholds. Oklahoma SB 1582 would increase the bond threshold from $50,000 to $150,000. The sponsor is aware of...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Personal Sureties Drive Illinois Legislation to Require Best’s Ratings for Sureties »
Additional information for Members (or navigate to Government Relations / General Information - Members )
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Legislation to Extend the Individual Surety Law Fails to Pass the Maryland Senate »
Maryland is the only state that permits individual sureties to bond state public works projects. The law is scheduled to...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
U.S. House Small Business Committee Mark Up Includes Surety Bond Guarantee Increase »
The U.S House Small Business Committee marked up several of its contracting bills today. Included in the markup was a...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
SFAA Reports on Key Legislation That is Moving in the States »
The 2014 state legislative sessions are well underway in most states. Florida convened last week and Louisiana is about t...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
SFAA Supports Connecticut Legislation to Apply Statute of Limitations to Public Owners »
Lawmakers in Connecticut are about to consider legislation supported by the surety industry. The Connecticut Construction...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Sureties Fight Recovery Fund in the Alabama Senate »
Alabama HB 143, as introduced, would have revised the bond requirement for master plumbers and master gas fitters.   Exi...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee Holds Roundtable Discussion »
The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit (Subcommittee) held a roundtable dis...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
U.S. House Small Business Committee Will Mark Up Individual Surety Bill - Updated »
The U.S House Small Business Committee has scheduled a mark up on Wednesday, March 5 on several of the contracting bills p...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
MD Senate Bill 851 update »
Additional information for Members (or navigate to Government Relations / General Information - Members )
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
SFAA and AIA Work to Resolve Surety Eligibility Requirements in Illinois »
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
SFAA Opposes Requirement of Best’s Ratings for Sureties in Illinois »
Illinois HB 4769 would amend the Little Miller to specify the requirements for the surety on the bond in public works pr...
Friday, February 07, 2014
Action Requested from SFAA Members on Hawaii Legislation »
Additional information available for Members (or navigate to Government Relations / General Information - Members )
Friday, February 07, 2014
SFAA Testifies in Opposition to Extending the Individual Surety Law in Maryland »
Maryland SB 377 was heard yesterday in the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee. The limited aut...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
SFAA Starts Work on its Priority State Legislative Issues »
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Congress Enacts Procurement Reform »
Before it adjourned, Congress enacted, and the President signed, the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), wh...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
End of Legislative Session Reports posted »
End of 2013 Legislative Session reports for California , District of Columbia , and Wisconsin posted for Members only...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
SBA Bond Guarantee Program Revisions -­ Final Rule »
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a final rule to amend the existing regulations for the Surety Bond...
Friday, December 06, 2013
Updates on State and Federal Surety & Fidelity Legislation »
The following reports have been posted on the Federal/State Legislation page for Members : State Legislative Activi...
Friday, December 06, 2013
Maryland Insurance Administration Recommends that the Individual Surety Law Should Sunset in 2014 »
The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) recently issued its report on the practices of corporate and individual suret...
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
2014 Legislation: Issues; Goals/Objectives; and Policies posted »
Projected Surety & Fidelity Legislation Issues, SFAA Legislative Goals and Objectives, and SFAA Policy on Priority Leg...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
U.S. House Passes Water Infrastructure Act and Issue Heads to Conference Committee »
The U.S. House recently passed H.R. 3080, which is its version of the Water Development and Resources Act. The House bill...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
SFAA Seeks Repeal of Bond Indexing in Wisconsin »
Additional information for Members  on the Government Relations / General Information page.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Sureties Work in Cleveland Area to Make Bonds Available to Small Contractors »
  Additional information for Members  on the Government Relations / General Information page.
Friday, September 06, 2013
New Mexico Begins Study of P3s »
AIA state counsel attended the recent meeting of the New Mexico Transportation Infrastructure Revenue Subcommittee. This...
Friday, September 06, 2013
Missouri A+ Rating for Sureties Amended »
The City of Riverside in Missouri has an ordinance that requires the surety on its public works project to have a rating...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Annual State Legislative Reports - August 2013 Edition posted »
The August 2013 Edition of the Annual State Legislative Reports for Commercial Surety, Contract Surety, and Fidelity have...

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