2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 13 - CONTRACTS
CHAPTER 11 - PROMPT PAYMENT
§ 13-11-4 - Time limits for payments to contractors and subcontractors

O.C.G.A. 13-11-4 (2010)
13-11-4. Time limits for payments to contractors and subcontractors


(a) When a contractor has performed in accordance with the provisions of a contract, the owner shall pay the contractor within 15 days of receipt by the owner or the owner's representative of any payment request based upon work completed or service provided under the contract.

(b) When a subcontractor has performed in accordance with the provisions of its subcontract and the subcontract conditions precedent to payment have been satisfied, the contractor shall pay to that subcontractor and each subcontractor shall pay to its subcontractor, within ten days of receipt by the contractor or subcontractor of each periodic or final payment, the full amount received for such subcontractor's work and materials based on work completed or service provided under the subcontract, provided that the subcontractor has provided or provides such satisfactory reasonable assurances of continued performance and financial responsibility to complete his or her work as the contractor in his or her reasonable discretion may require, including but not limited to a payment and performance bond.

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