2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 16 - City, County, State and Local Powers
Chapter 6 - Public Property
Article 1 - Public Works and Contracts
Section 16-6-117 - Final Settlement With and Payment to Contractor; Prerequisite Filing of Contractor's Statement of Payment; Disputed Claims.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 16-6-117 (2019)

16-6-117. Final settlement with and payment to contractor; prerequisite filing of contractor's statement of payment; disputed claims.

In all formal contracts entered into by any person with the state, or any department or commission thereof, or with any county, city, town, school district, high school district, or other public corporation of this state, for the construction of any public building, or the prosecution and completion of any public work, or for repairs upon any public building or public work, no final payment shall be made until the person files with the officer, department or commission of the state, or with the clerk of the county, city, town or school district, or with a similar officer of any other public corporation by which the contract has been made, a sworn statement setting forth that all claims for material and labor performed under the contract have been and are paid for the entire period of time for which the final payment is to be made. If any claim for material and labor is disputed the sworn statement shall so state, and the amount claimed to be due the laborer shall be deducted from the final payment and retained by the state, county, city, town or school district authority or public corporation until the determination of the dispute, either by judicial action or consent of the parties, and then paid by the agent or agency to the persons found entitled thereto.

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