Tex. Ins. Code Section 3503.052
Construction of Subchapter


This subchapter shall be construed to encourage prompt payment of just claims made under construction payment bonds of surety companies. This subchapter does not foreclose any other remedy available to a claimant by law or contract.


This subchapter may not be construed to:


create a private cause of action;


be a precondition to judicially enforcing an obligation under a construction payment bond;


diminish any other obligation of a surety company that exists by law; or


prohibit a surety company from asserting a defense against a construction payment bond claim in a proceeding to enforce a claim.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 727 (H.B. 2017), Sec. 3, eff. April 1, 2007.

Source: Section 3503.052 — Construction of Subchapter, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­3503.­htm#3503.­052 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 3503.052’s source at texas​.gov