Georgia State and Local Governments Must Accept Electronic Signatures and Seals on Construction Bonds

Another new procurement-related law requires state and local governments to accept electronic signatures and seals on bonds issued under the state and local public works laws.  Consistent with some of the other rule changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Georgia General Assembly now requires procurement officers in state and local governments to accept electronically signed and sealed bonds – payment, performance, and bid bonds – in connection with public works projects.

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