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Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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Construction Law

Construction Law in Brief

The Construction Law in Brief provides you the latest in construction law and contract information in one handy and free resource brought you by AGC and leading construction law firms, Jones Walker LLPPeckar & AbramsonPepper Hamilton LLP, and Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP.

AGC Contract Documents Forum (CDF) 

AGC's CDF is recognized as the leader in providing and continually improving upon balanced contract documents for the construction industry by:

  • Being aware of the needs and concerns of AGC members and chapters.
  • Advocating equitable risk allocation between Designers, Owners, Contractors, Subcontractors and Sureties.
  • Actively participating in the creation and endorsement of a comprehensive family of documents and educating all parties in their use.
  • Providing critical information to the industry on contract documents issues.
  • Reinforcing AGC's commitment to skill, responsibility and integrity through contracts.

Instructions on how to join the AGC Contract Documents Forum can be found here

Construction Contracts

Through the AGC Contract Documents Forum, AGC is a founding sponsor and endorser of ConsensusDocs. ConsensusDocs publishes 100+ standard contract documents that represent best practices and fair risk allocation for all parties. In addition to publishing contracts, ConsensusDocs is a leader in providing the industry with relevant construction law resources

State Laws

Many aspects of construction are regulated by law covering public as well as private construction work. AGC has created the AGC Construction State Law Matrix which covers all states and 60+ issues addressing all aspects of construction from licensing, bidding requirements, liens, and warranties. AGC has produced quick reference maps on a select subject area, including:

Construction Law Resources

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