PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTORS
54-1928. Liability of public body for failure to obtain payment bond. Any public body subject to this act which shall fail or neglect to obtain the delivery of the payment bond as required by this act, shall, upon demand, itself promptly make payment to all persons who have supplied materials or performed labor in the prosecution of the work under the contract, and any such creditor shall have a direct right of action upon his account against such public body in any court having jurisdiction in any county in which the contract was to be performed and executed which action shall be commenced within one (1) year after the furnishing of materials or labor.
[54-1928, added 1965, ch. 28, sec. 4, p. 43.]