California Labor Code Section 203.5
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203.5. (a) If a bonding company issuing a bond which secures the
payment of wages for labor or the surety on a bond willfully fails to
pay, without abatement or reduction, any verified claim made for
wages found to be due and payable, the claim for wages shall continue
as a penalty against the bonding company or surety from the date on
which demand for payment was made at the same rate until paid as the
wages upon which the claim is based, except that the claim shall not
continue as a penalty for more than 30 days.
(b) This section shall not apply to contractor's bonds required
pursuant to Section 7071.6 of the Business and Professions Code.
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Last modified: October 1, 2013