2A:44-144. Sureties on and amount of bond; condition for payment of claims; bond deposited, held for use of interested parties
2A:44-144. The bond required by this article shall be executed by the contractor with such sureties in accordance with N.J.S.2A:44-147 as shall be approved by the board, officer or agent acting on behalf of the State, contracting unit or school district, in an amount equal to 100 per cent of the contract price. The payment bond shall be conditioned for the payment by the contractor of all indebtedness which may accrue to any person, firm or corporation designated as a “beneficiary” pursuant to N.J.S.2A:44-143, in an amount not exceeding the sum specified in the bond, on account of any labor performed or materials, provisions, provender or other supplies, or teams, fuels, oils, implements or machinery used or consumed in, upon, for or about the construction, erection, alteration or repair of the public building or public work or improvement.
The payment bond shall be deposited with and be held by the board, officer or agent acting on behalf of the State, contracting unit or school district, for the use of any beneficiary thereof.
L.1951 (1st SS), C. 344; amended 1995, C. 384, S.2; 1996, C. 81, S.3.
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