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WAC 296-127-210

Suit against retainage and bonds.

(1) If the director issues a final decision that includes a finding that the contractor has violated RCW 39.12.065 or 39.12.050, and the finding is not timely appealed or is affirmed by the courts, the department may file suit against the appropriate retainage and bonds to recover the amount of unpaid prevailing wages or the civil penalty.
(2) The department may, before issuance of a final decision, file suit against the appropriate retainage and bonds to recover unpaid prevailing wages if the filing of a suit is necessary to preserve the claim. The suit shall be held in abeyance pending the exhaustion of administrative remedies.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 39.12.050, 39.12.065, 43.22.270 and 51.04.020. WSR 86-03-063 (Order 85-28), ยง 296-127-210, filed 1/17/86.]
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