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SFAA’s Bill to Address Attorneys’ Fees Awards in Bond Claims is Heard in Committee

Tuesday, February 6, 2018  
SFAA’s Bill to Address Attorneys’ Fees Awards in Bond Claims is Heard in Committee 

Washington SB 6428/HB 2852 would place reasonable limits on the award of attorney fees’ against sureties. The bill provides that the rights granted under current procurement law would be the exclusive remedy for recovering attorneys' fee for all disputes, including but not limited to coverage disputes involving a performance or payment bond required under the Little Miller Act. HB 2852 has been heard in committee in the House.

Members should visit Government Relations / General Info (Members) for more information.



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