If a contract is for the construction of public works and is required by this subchapter to be submitted to competitive bidding, the successful bidder must execute a good and sufficient payment bond and performance bond. The bonds must each be:
in the full amount of the contract price; and
executed, in accordance with Chapter 2253 (Public Work Performance and Payment Bonds), Government Code, with a surety company authorized to do business in this state.Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.95(17), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.