N.J.S. § 40A:11-16.1 - $100,000 contracts for improvements to real property; retainage, security

Cite as:N.J.S. § 40A:11-16.1
Currency:Current through L. 2018, c. 9.

Whenever any contract, the total price of which exceeds $100,000.00, entered into by a contracting unit, for the construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair of any building, structure, facility or other improvement to real property, requires the withholding of payment of a percentage of the amount of the contract, the contractor may agree to the withholding of payments in the manner prescribed in the contract, or may deposit with the contracting unit registered book bonds, entry municipal bonds, State bonds or other appropriate bonds of the State of New Jersey, or negotiable bearer bonds or notes of any political subdivision of the State, the value of which is equal to the amount necessary to satisfy the amount that otherwise would be withheld pursuant to the terms of the contract. The nature and amount of the bonds or notes to be deposited shall be subject to approval by the contracting unit. ...

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