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State Law Matrix

The AGC/ABA Construction State Law Matrix is the most comprehensive and concise resource to quickly locate information on state laws affecting public or private construction projects. Updated annually by the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, your subscription provides searchable online information for all fifty states, DC, and Puerto Rico, which can be easily sorted by state or topic area. Don’t bid on another out-of-state project before getting the legal requirements right to price out your bid or proposal!

This essential resource covers 60+ issues from bidding to payment to warranty including:

  • Licensing Requirements
  • Prevailing Wages
  • Pay If-Paid/Pay-When-Paid
  • Bidding Requirements
  • Prequalification
  • Lien Notices and Filing
  • Prompt Payment
  • Bond Requirements
  • Design-Build
  • CM At-Risk
  • P3s
  • Statute of Repose
  • Immigration

See a sample here.

How to Access the Construction State Law Matrix

  • To access the Construction State Law Matrix, complete your purchase from the AGC Store.
  • Once your order has been processed, go to, and log in with your AGC username and password. Your login information must be the same that you used to purchase your Construction State Law Matrix subscription.

See Video Overview of the AGC/ABA State Law Matrix.

See the ABA Forum on Construction Law volunteers who conduct the legal research.

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