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AB-2185 Public contracts: bonds.(2011-2012)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 10222 of the Public Contract Code, as amended by Section 1 of Chapter 186 of the Statutes of 2003, is repealed.

10222.
 (a) Each bond shall equal at least one-half of the contract price, except as otherwise provided in Section 9554 of the Civil Code, in the California Toll Bridge Authority Act (Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 30000) of Division 7 of the Streets and Highways Code), or in subdivision (b).
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), for projects with a contract price greater than two hundred fifty million dollars ($250,000,000), the Department of Transportation shall have the discretion to specify that the payment bond shall equal not less than one-half of the contract price or five hundred million dollars ($500,000,000), whichever is less.

SEC. 2.

 Section 10222 of the Public Contract Code, as amended by Section 45 of Chapter 697 of the Statutes of 2010, is amended to read:

10222.
 (a) Each bond shall equal at least one-half of the contract price, except as otherwise provided in Section 9554 of the Civil Code, in the California Toll Bridge Authority Act (Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 30000) of Division 7 of the Streets and Highways Code), or in subdivision (b).
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), for projects with a contract price greater than two hundred fifty million dollars ($250,000,000), the Department of Transportation and the High-Speed Rail Authority  shall have the discretion to specify that the payment bond shall equal not less than one-half of the contract price or five hundred million dollars ($500,000,000), whichever is less.