Chart 1 - Comparison of Payment Periods in Prompt Payment Legislation in the United States
State Application Statute(s) Owner to Prime Prime to Subcontractors
Entitlement/payment claim Pay Period Entitlement Pay Period
Alabama Public Ala. Code §§ 41-16-3.

[Enacted or consolidated 1984; revised 1996]
Full execution of contractual obligations. Progress Payment: not specified.

Final Payments: 30 days after completion and submission of a proper invoice.
Upon full execution of contractual obligations. Within 7 days after receipt of payment from upstream entity unless otherwise agreed in the contract.
Private Ala. Code §§ 8-29-1 to 8-29-8.

[Enacted 1995; § 8-29-3 revised 2011]
Performance in accordance with the contract. 30 days after receipt of the pay request or invoice or in accordance with the contract. Performance in accordance with the contract. Within 7 days after receipt of payment from upstream entity unless otherwise agreed in the contract.
Alaska Public Alaska Stat. §§ 36.90.200 -36.90.290.

[§§ 36.90.200 and 36.90.200 enacted 1990]
Performance in accordance with the contract. 30 days from the date of receipt of a payment request that complies wih the contract (or 21 days from the date of receipt of a payment request or receipt of grant funds, whichever is later, if using grant or federal funds).

21 days from completion of any remedial work.
Satisfactory performance of the contract. Within 8 working days after receipt of payment from upstream entity and retainage within.

8 working days after correction of any deficiencies.
Private N/A
Arizona Public Ariz. Rev. Stat. §§ 34-221; 41-2576; 41-2576 to 41-2580; 28-6924 (highway)

[§ 34-221 enacted or consolidated 1989; revised 1991; 1999, 2003, 2006, 2015

§ 41-2576 enacted or consolidated 1989; revised 1991, 2000, 2005

§ 41-2577 enacted or consolidated 1989; revised 1991, 2000, 2001, 2015]
Progress Payment: certified and approved estimate of work, for projects exceeding 90 days.

Final Payment: completion and acceptance of each separately-priced element of contract.
Progress Payment: 14 days after the estimate of the work is certified and approved.

Final Payment: 60 days after completion or filing of notice of completion of the contract.
Performance in accordance with the contract. Within 7 days after receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Ariz. Rev. Stat. §§ 32-1129 to 32-1129.06.

[§ 32-1129 enacted or consolidated 1989; revised 2000, 2010.

§ 32-1129.02 revised 2000, 2001, 2010, 2011]
Progress Payment: Submission of billing or estimate of work, for projects exceeding 60 days.

Final Payment:
  1. submission of billing or estimate for final payment;
  2. completion and acceptance of each separately-priced element of contract.
Progress Payment: within 7 days after the date the estimate is certified and approved. The estimate is deemed approved 14 days after receipt unless certification or approval is denied in writing within that time.

Final Payment: Within 7 days of approval and certification of all the work.
Performance in accordance with the contract. Within 7 days after receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Arkansas Public Ark. Code §§ 19-4-1411; 22-9-601 to 22-9-604.

[§ 19-4-1411 enacted or consolidated 1973; revised 1977, 1979, 2001, 2003;

§§ 22-9-601 to 22-9-603 enacted or consolidated 1977; revised 1979.

§ 22-9-601 enacted or consolidated 1977; revised 1977, 2007, 2009, 2015]
In accordance with the contract or:
  1. Completion of work.
  2. Properly prepared request for payment of completed work.
5 working days or in accordance with the contract, to a maximum of 90 days following presentation of a properly prepared request for payment. N/A N/A
Private N/A
California Public Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 7108.5; Civil Code §8802; Pub. Cont. Code §§7107, 10261.5 to
10262.5, 10853.

[Pub. Cont. Code §7107 effective 1999; § 10261.5 enacted 1990].
In accordance with the contract or upon proper submission of undisputed payment request. Within 30 days of receipt of a properly submitted undisputed payment request.
Upon prime contractor's receipt of progress payment from agency. Within 7 days of receipt of payment from upstream entity, absent a good faith dispute over amount owed.

Within 21 days of receipt of payment from public utility.
Private Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 7108.5; Cal. Civil Code §§ 3260-3260.1. (7/1/12, cite Civ. Code §§ 8800-8802, 8810-8822)

[Cal. Civil Code §§ 8800; 8810 effective 2011]
Demand for payment in accordance with the contract. In accordance with the contract or within 30 days from receipt of demand for payment. Following receipt of progress payments, or per contract. Within 10 days of receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Colorado Public Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-91-101 to 24-91-104; 109 to 110.

[Enacted 1979.

§ 24-91-101 revised 1992.

§ 24-91-102 and § 24-91-103 revised 2014]
Contractor is "satisfactorily performing" under the contract.

Progress Payment: no notice required.

Final Payment: Written request and approval from surety.
Progress Payment: at the end of each calendar month or as soon thereafter as practicable.

Final Payment:
within 60 days after completion and acceptance.
  1. Subcontractor is "satisfactorily performing" under the contract.
  2. Subcontractor submits a list identifying the subcontractor's suppliers, subcontractors, and labourers.
Within 7 days of receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private N/A
Connecticut Public Conn. Gen. Stat. § 4a-71 to 4a-75, 49-41c

[§ 4a-71 to § 4a-73 enacted 1984; § 4a-71 revised 2005

§ 4a-74 enacted 1975; revised 2011

§ 4a-75 enacted 1949; revised 2000

§ 4a-41c enacted 1983; revised 1986]
  1. Entitlement per contract; and
  2. properly completed claim submitted.
Later of:
  1. the date specified in the contract; or
  2. within 45 days of receiving a properly completed claim for goods or services.
In accordance with the subcontract terms. Within 30 days of receipt of payment from the state for work performed by or materials furnished by subcontractor.
Private Conn. Gen. Stat. § 42-158i to 42-158r

[§ 42-158i enacted 1999; revised 2004

§ 42-158j enacted 1999; revised 2009

§ 42-158k-r effective 2004]
  1. Substantial performance according to the terms of the contract.
  2. Written request for payment.
30 days maximum after receipt of a written submission for payment, or payment may be due earlier in accordance with the contract. Arises upon substantial performance according to the terms of the contract. Within 30 days after the date the contractor receives payment from upstream entity.
Delaware Public Del. Code, Title 29, § 6516(f)

[Enacted 1921; revised 2002]
Progress payment:
  1. monthly for contracts of 90 days or more;
  2. submission of estimate.
Final Payment:
  1. after completion or filing notice of completion of the work;
  2. filing of notice of completion.
Progress payment:
  1. on or before 21 days after certification and approval of the work covered by the estimate; or
  2. within 10 days of a required federal agency's approval.
Final Payment:
  1. within 60 days after completion or filing notice of completion; or
  2. within 30 days of required federal agency's final approval.
Subcontractor's "satisfactory performance" and per contract. Within 21 days of receipt of each progress payment from upstream entity, or per contract.
Private Del. Code, Title 6, § 2301, 3501 to 3509

[§ 2301 date of enactment unknown; revised 2012

§ 3501 enacted 1933; revised 2004

§ 3502 - § 3505 enacted 1933; revised 1943 (date of most recent amendment unavailable)

§ 3506 enacted 1996; revised 2004

§ 3507 enacted 2002; revised 2012

§ 3508 enacted 2002; revised 2004

§ 3509 enacted 2002; revised 2004]
Progress Payment:
  1. due at the end of billing period;
  2. Contractor must deliver invoice.
Final Payment:
  1. due as specified in contract or if not specified, when work is fully completed;
  2. must deliver invoice.
Progress Payment: within 30 days after the end of the billing period or 30 days after delivery of the invoice.

Final Payment: within 30 days after end of billing period or delivery of final invoice.
Progress payments due at the end of billing period.

Final payment is due as specified in contract or if not specified, when the work is fully completed.
Within 15 days after receipt of payment from upstream entity unless otherwise agreed.
Florida Public Fla. Stat. §§ 255.0705 et seq., 215.422

[§ 255.0705 enacted 2005

§ 215.422 enacted 1974; revised 2006]
Submission of payment request and receipt, and inspection and approval of the goods or services provided.

State agency must submit request to state payment officer for payment within 20 days after receipt of request.
Within 30 days after receipt of pay request.

State payment officer must approve payment of invoice within 10 days of submittal by state agency.
Once claimant has submitted proper payment request, contractor has been paid by owner and claimant has submitted all requisite affidavits or waivers. Later of 30 days after subcontractor's services were rendered or within 10 days of receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Localities: §§ 218.70 et seq. FDOT: § 337.141 and year

[Localities § 218.70 enacted 1989/revised 2005

FDOT § 337.141 enacted 1970; revised 1995]
As specified in contract, proper payment request and provided required affidavits/ waivers (approval by designated agent may be required). Pay within 20 business days of date a request is received; within 25 days if pay application is conditioned upon approval by an agent for the agency. Contractor receives payment for the labour furnished by such subcontractor. Within 10 days from receipt of payment from the upstream entity.
Private Fla. Stat. §§ 713.346, 715.12

[§ 713.346 enacted 1988; revised 1990

§ 715.12 enacted 1992; revised 1993]
When entitled under contract, submitted proper pay request and affidavits/waivers. 14 days after receipt of pay application. When entitled under contract, submitted proper pay request and affidavits/waivers, and prime contractor has been paid. Within 14 days from receipt of pay application.
Georgia Public Ga. Code §§ 13-11-1 to 13-11-11.

[Enacted 1994; no revisions listed]
Entitlement upon:
  1. performance in accordance with the contract;
  2. satisfaction of the contract conditions precedent to payment; and
  3. submission of pay request.
15 days after receipt of pay request. Entitlement upon:
  1. performance in accordance with the contract; and
  2. satisfaction of the contract conditions precedent to payment.
Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above.
Hawaii Public HRS §§ 103-10 to
103-10.5. HB 3036

[§ 103-10 enacted in 1967; multiple amendments from 1977-2004;

§10.5 enacted in 1983; §2 amended in 2000 and 2006]
Satisfactory delivery of the goods or performance of the services. 30 days after receipt of invoice. Upon meeting all terms & conditions of subcontract.

Upon meeting conditions for retainage or other withheld payments, if relevant.
Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private HRS §§ 444-1 and
444-25.

[§ 444-1 enacted in 1957; multiple amendments from 1969-2000

§ 444-25 enacted in 1969; §1 amended in 1971 and §2 amended in 2012]
N/A N/A 60 days after receipt of proper statement that goods were delivered and services were performed. Within 60 days from receipt of invoice,
but may be contingent on receipt of funds held in escrow or trust if disclosed on bid solicitation.
Idaho Public Idaho Code §67-2302.

[Last amended in 1986]
N/A 60 days after receipt of invoice
unless otherwise agreed.
N/A N/A
Private Idaho Code Ann. § 29-115

[Last amended in 1998]
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Illinois Public Title 50 ILCS505/1
-505/9 (localities); Title 30 ILCS 540/0.01-540/7
(state).

[505/9 last amended in 2007]
N/A 60 days after receipt of invoice
(30 days to approve the invoice and then 30 days to pay).
In proportion to the work completed and materials supplied, less any retention, absent a contractor’s or higher-tiered subcontractor’s “reasonable cause” to withhold payment. Within 15 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Title 815 ILCS
603/1-603/99.

[603/99 last amended in 2007]
Performance in accordance with contract and payment application has been approved by owner/owner’s agent. 40 days after receipt of invoice (25 days to approve, 15 days to pay after approved).

Payment deemed approved 25 days after receipt of application unless Owner is withholding.
Performance in accordance with contract and work accepted by owner, owner's agent, or contractor. Within 15 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Indiana Public Ind. Code §§ 5-17-5-1 to 5-17-5-5, 5-16-5.5-1 to 5-16-5.5-8.

[Amendments to several sections between 1972 and 2007: § 5-17-5-1 last amended 1997; § 5-17-5-4 last amended 1996; § 5-16-5.5-1 last amended 2006; § 5-16-5.5-3.5(a) last amended 2007; § 5-16-5.5-5 last amended 1985; § 5-16-5.5-6 last amended 1972]
For contracts with the state (Titles 4 and 5) or local government entity (Title 36): after substantial completion of contract .
State: 35 days after receipt of invoice for progress payments. 61 days following the date of substantial completion for final payment.

Localities: at least 45 days after receipt of invoice.
For state public works contracts (Title 4 and 5): upon the prime contractor’s receipt of payment from the state. Within 10 days from receipt of any payment by state agency.
Private N/A
Iowa Public Iowa Code §§ 573.12 and 573.14.

[Last amended in 2005]
N/A Progress Payments: on the basis of a monthly estimate of work performed: 14 days of approval of the estimate (unless the contract provides for longer a period, not exceeding 30 days).

Final payments: 40 days (but up to 50 days if otherwise agreed to in the contract after completion and acceptance).
Upon “satisfactory performance”. Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private N/A
Kansas Public Kan. Stat. §§ 75-6401 to 75-6407 and 16-1901 to 16-1908.

[In 2010, §§ 16-1902 and 16-1904 were amended and the existing sections repealed]
KPPA: upon government’s receipt of goods/services (receipt deemed when completely delivered and finally accepted).

KFPCCA: depends on contract.
Unless otherwise
agreed, within 30 days after receipt of request for payment or up to 45 days in case of extenuating
circumstances.
KPPA: upon government’s receipt of goods/services (receipt deemed when completely delivered and finally accepted).

KFPCCA: depends on contract.
Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Kan. Stat. 16-1801 to 16-1807.

[Enacted in 2005

§§ 16-1802 and 16-1804 amended in 2010 (repealing existing sections)

§ 16-1803 amended in 2009]
N/A 30 days after receipt of timely, completed, and undisputed request for payment. Depends on contract. Within 7 business days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Kentucky Public KRS 371.400 to
371.425: §§ 45.451 - 45.458 (prompt payment by government in general).

[Enacted in 1984

§ 45.453 amended in 1997

§ 45.454 amended in 1998]
KFCA: depends on contract, and after submitting a “timely, properly completed, undisputed request for payment”

Ch. 45: N/A
KFCA: Within 30 business days from receipt of request for payment; contractor must give notice of nonpayment after 25 business days;

Ch. 45: Within 45 business days from receipt of payment request for
progress payments by post-secondary institutions and board of education; final payment 30 days after substantial completion.
KFCA: depends on contract terms, and after submitting a “timely, properly completed, undisputed request for payment”. Within 15 business days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above.
Louisiana Public La. Rev. Stat.
§§ 9:2784, 38:2191,
48:251.5 (highway).

[§ 9:2784 last amended in 1987]
N/A Progress payments per contract; final payment within 45 days from receipt of “clear lien certificate.”

Highway contracts: 30 days after receipt of invoice for progress payments and 45 days after substantial completion for final payments.
Upon receipt of payment, absent “reasonable cause” not to pay. Within 14 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private N/A
Maine Public 10 M.R.S.A. § 1111 et. seq. (Me. Rev. Stat., Title 10, §§ 1111 et seq.; cf.
Title 5, §§ 1551 et seq. (prompt payment by government in general).

[Enacted in 2015]
Payment to be made strictly in accordance with the terms of the contract. Progress payments strictly in accordance with the terms of the contract. If not specified in contract, then 20 days after receipt of invoice or end of
billing period whichever is later; final payment 30 days after final acceptance.
Strictly in accordance with the terms of the contract. As agreed.

Notwithstanding any
contrary agreement, within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity or invoice, whichever is later.

Final payments: 30 days after final acceptance.
Private Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above.
Maryland Public Md. State Fin. & Proc. §§ 15-101 to 15-108, 15-226.

[§§ 15-101 to 15-108 enacted or consolidated 1988

§ 15-104 amended 1993, 1996; § 15-105 amended 1996; § 15-108 amended 2000, 2005]
N/A 30 days after payment comes due under contract or within 30 days from agency's receipt of invoice. Depends on contract. Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Md. Code, Real
Property, §§ 9-301 to 9-304.

[§§ 9-301 to 9-303 enacted in 1989

§ 9-304 enacted in 2008]
N/A Progress Payment: as agreed.

Final payment: 30 days after occupancy permit granted or within 30 days after owner takes possession unless otherwise agreed. If final payment otherwise
agreed, final payment must be within 7 days of the date specified in the contract.
Depends on contract. Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Massachusetts Public Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 30, §§ 39G, 39J, 39K.

[Enacted 1982 per secondary source, information on amendments not readily available]
Progress Payment:
work during preceding month and/or for materials not incorporated into work but delivered and stored onsite or at another location that is mutually agreed upon in writing.


Final Payments:
The earlier of:
  1. substantial completion (with only 1% of contract value outstanding upon consultant's certificate.)
  2. occupancy by the owner.
Progress payment: within 15 days after receipt of invoice but 30 days in the case of the commonwealth, including local housing authorities;

Final Payment: within 65 days of receipt of periodic estimate requesting full payment.
Amount paid to the general contractor for the labour performed by and materials furnished by that subcontractor, less any amount specified in court proceedings and less any amount claimed due from the subcontractor by the general subcontractor. Progress payments: due immediately after receipt of payment from upstream entity.

Final Payments: 65 days after substantial
completion of that
subcontractor’s work.
Private Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 149 § 29E(a), (c), (d) & ch. 254 § s. 2.

[Enacted 1982]
N/A Invoice must be given within 30 days beginning with the end of 1st calendar month at least 14 days after performance commenced; Invoice must be approved or rejected within 15 days; and payment must be made within 45 days after approval. N/A Prime to Sub: Same as owner to prime, except that the prime contractor has 22
days (15+7) to
approve/reject invoice.

Subs to lower tiers: Same, except the subcontractor has 29 days (22+7) to
approve/reject invoice.
Michigan Public Mich. Comp. Laws § 125.1561; 1562; 1563, 1564

[Enacted in 1980; came into effect in 1983]
Entitlement in accordance with the parties' contract and the common law. Later of 30 days after owner agent approves invoice, or 15 days after agency’s receipt of public funds from another agency. N/A N/A
Private N/A
Minnesota Public Minn. Stat. §15.72; 16A.124; 16A.1245; 16B.01

[§ 15.72 enacted in 1980

§ 16A.124 enacted in 1980, various amendments in 1984, 1985, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2009, and 2014

§ 16A.1245 enacted in 1990

§ 16B.01 enacted in 1994; amendments in 1984, 1994, 1996, and 2014]
State Contracts: entitled to payment based upon estimates of work completed as approved by the public contracting agency.

Local Government Contracts: N/A
Mandatory monthly progress payments, unless otherwise agreed; for localities, 35 (localities with regularly scheduled monthly meetings) or 45 days (localities without regularly scheduled monthly meetings) after receipt of invoice or receipt of service whichever is later unless otherwise agreed. N/A Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Minn. Stat. § 337.10; § 514.02

[§ 337.10 enacted in 1997; amendments in 1998, 1999, 2007, and 2009

§ 514.02 enacted in 1915; amendments in 1965, 1971, 1984, 1986, 2000, and 2007]
N/A Monthly progress
payments unless
otherwise agreed.
N/A A building and construction contract requires payment within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Mississippi Public Miss. Code Ann. §§ 31-5-25 & 31-25-27

§§ 31-5-25 originally from 1942; enacted in 1972; amendments in 1985, 1994, 2002, and 2006

§ 31-25-27 enacted in 1972; amendment in 1985]
Partial/progress/interim payments paid when due and payable under contract.

Final payment due and payable on earliest of (i) (substantial) completion; (ii) owner beneficially occupies or uses project; (iii) project is certified as being completed by architect or engineer authorized to do so or (iv) the contracting authority.
Progress Payment: as agreed, but must be paid within 45 days or subject to interest.

Final Payment: 45 days after substantial completion, certification, or use by owner.
Payment must be made in proportion to percentage of work completed. If less than full payment received, must be disbursed pro rata to subcontractors. Within 15 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Miss. Code Ann.§§ 87-7-3 & 87-7-5.

[§ 31-5-25 originally from 1942; enacted in 1972; amendments in 1985, 1994, 2002, and 2006

§ 31-25-27 enacted in 1972; amendment in 1985]
Partial/progress/payments paid when due and payable under contract.

Final payment due and payable on earliest of (i) (substantial) completion; (ii) when owner beneficially uses or occupies project; (iii) on certification of completion by authorized architect or engineer

If project is bonded, final payment not due until written consent of contractor's surety delivered to proper contracting authority.
Progress payment: as agreed;

Final payment: 30 days after substantial
completion, certification, or use by owner.
A sub is entitled to payment in proportion to the percentage of work it completes. If less than full payment, then entitled to pro rata share. Within 15 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Missouri Public Mo. Rev. Stat. §§ 34.057.1; 34.057.4; 34.057.5; 34.057.6

[Enacted 1990; amendment in 2014]
Determined by contract. If not a lump sum contract, payment based on periodic estimates prepared by the project architect or engineer. Progress Payment: Within 30 days of latter of: (a) date of delivery; (b) date on which invoice is duly delivered; (c) date on which contractor delivers notice of approval of public owner's estimate

Final Payment: Within 30 days of earliest of: (1) completion and filing with owner; (2) certification by architect or engineer; (3) certification by contracting authority
Determined by contract. If not a lump sum contract, payment based on periodic estimates prepared by the project architect or engineer. Within 15 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity, less any retention not to exceed 10%. If received less than full payment due, distribute on pro rata basis.
Private Mo. Rev. Stat. § 431.180 & §§ 436.300, 303, 306, 309, 312, 315, 318, 321, 324, 327, 330, 333, 336.

[§ 431.180 enacted in 1995; amended in 1999

§§ 436.300, 303, 306, 309, 312, 315, 318, 321, 324, 327, 330, 333, 336 enacted in 2002]
N/A N/A Determined by contract. Determined by contract.
Montana Public Mont. Code
§§ 17-8-241 to
17-8-244 (public)

Mont. Code Ann. §§ 28-2-2101 - 2107, 2110, 2111, 2115-2117.

[Mont. Code Ann. §§ 28-2-2101 - 2107, 2110, 2111, 2115-2117 all enacted 1999 except 2110 enacted 2001, amended 2005; 2111, 2115 - 2117 enacted 2003.

§§ 28-2-2101 amended 2003; 2102, 2103 amended 2003; 2104 amended 2005, 2009; 2105, 2106, 2107 amended 2001]
Upon performance of contract obligations and delivery of a billing statement or estimate for work performed or material supplied as required by contract.

Contract must provide for monthly billing cycle or meet notice requirements in Act to establish different billing cycle.
7 days after approval of payment request; payment request is considered approved 21 days after receipt of request unless owner is withholding payment.

Upon performance of contract and submission of billing statement or estimate for work performed or material supplied as required by contract. Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above.
Nebraska Public Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 81-2401 to 2408; Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 45-1201 to 45-1210.

[§§ 81-2401 to 2408 all enacted 1988

§§ 81-2401, 2402 amended 2010; 2403, 2404 amended 1992; 2405 to 2408 amended 2012

§§ 45-1201 to 45-1210 enacted 2010; amended 2014]
NPPA: entitled to payment for goods delivered or services rendered.

NCPPA: on performance of work in accordance with provisions of contract.

NPPA:
Within 45 calendar days of receipt of the goods or services or the date of receipt of an invoice.

NCPPA: Within 30 days after the owner's receipt of a payment request made pursuant to the contract.
NCPPA: Whenwork performed in accordance with the provisions of a subcontract and all conditions precedent to payment contained in the subcontract have been satisfied. NCPPA: Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Nebraska Construction Prompt Pay Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 45-1201 to 45-1210

[Enacted 2010; amended 2014]
NCPPA: on performance of work in accordance with provisions of contract. NCPPA: Within 30 days after the owner's receipt of a payment request made pursuant to the contract. NCPPA: When subcontractor has performed work in accordance with the provisions of a subcontract and all conditions precedent to payment contained in the subcontract have been satisfied. NCPPA: Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Nevada Public Nev. Rev. Stat.§§ 338.400, 415, 420, 425, 430, 435, 455, 460, 510, 515, 520, 525, 530, 535, 550, 555, 560, 565, 570, 590, 595, 600, 605, 610, 630, 635, 640, 645.

§§ 338.400 amended 2005

§§ 338.415 to 435, §§ 338.455, 460, 510, 515 added to NRS by 1973; amended 1977, 1983, 1985, 1999, 2003, 2007

§§ 338.520, 525 amended 2005

§§ 338.530, 535, 550, 555 added to NRS by 1987; amended 1999;

§§ 338.560 to 600 amended 2003

§§ 338.605 to 645 added to NRS by 1999]

No statutory provisions. Determined by contract and common law. Progress bills must be submitted at least once a month. Progress and final payments must be made within 30 days of receipt of a bill.
N/A Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Nev. Rev. Stat. § 624.029 & 108.22188; §§624.607.

§ 624.029 added 2005

§ 108.22188 added to NRS by 2003

§ 624.607 added by 2001; amended 2005]
N/A Progress Payment: per contract; or within 21 days after date prime submits a request for payment.

Final Payment: within 30 days after occupancy or use of work; or availability of work for intended use if provided to owner.
N/A Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity or on or before date
payment is due,
whichever is earlier.
New Hampshire Public N/A
Private N/A
New Jersey Public N.J. Stat. §§ 2A:30A-1, 30A-2; 40A:11-16.2 (localities), 52:32-40, 52:32-41.

§§ 2A:30A-1, 30A-2 enacted 1991, amended 2006

§§ 40A:11-16.2 enacted 1971, amended 1975, 1979, 1975, 1987, 1997, 1999, 2009 and 2012

§ 52:32-40, 52:32-41 enacted 1991 (older law not repealed).]
Performance in accordance with provisions of the contract and billing approved by owner. Prime contractor must certify that its subs and suppliers have been paid any amounts due. Not more than 30 days after billing date. Performed under its contract and work has been accepted by the owner or prime contractor. Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity unless otherwise agreed.
Private Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above.
New Mexico Public N.M. Stat., §§ 57-28-1, 2, 5, 7, 8.

N.M. Stat., §§ 57-28-1, 2, 5, 7, 8 enacted 2001

§ 57-28-2 amended 2007

§ 57-28-5 amended 2007

§ 57-28-7, 8 amended 2007]
No statutory provisions. Determined by contract and common law. Progress Payment: 21 days if there is no error in the invoice.

Final Payment: 10 days after a certification of completion.

If grant money is source of funding, a local public body has 45 days.
N/A Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above.
New York Public N.Y. State Fin. Law
§§ 139-f, 179-f (pt. of Art. 11-A); Pub. Auth. Law § 2880; Gen. Mun. Law § 106-b; Hwy. Law § 3 8; NYC Procurement Policy Board Rules § 4-06.

[N.Y. State Fin. Law
§ 139-f enacted or consolidated 1978; amended 1981 - 1995, 2008

§ 179-f enacted or consolidated 1984, sections amended 1988, 1989, 2015

Pub. Auth. Law § 2880 enacted or consolidated 1987, multiple amendments 1988 to 1990

Gen. Mun. Law § 106-b enacted or consolidated 1978, sections amended 1981, 1983, 1992, 1995, 2008]
State Agencies: Contract governs if invoice is proper, unless contract requires payment at intervals.

Municipal Agencies: Prompt payment of progress payments.

Public Authorities:
Payment upon proper invoice unless contract specifies otherwise.
Progress Payment: 30 days after receipt of invoice for public agencies, authorities and corporations; 75 days after receipt of invoice for
highway; NYC rules: 30 days after receipt of invoice.

Final Payment: 60 days after receipt of invoice for
changes, 60 days after receipt of invoice.

For municipalities, 45 days after receipt of invoice.
Statutory rate: Pro rata share of any payment in proportion to materials/work, if approved.

Municipal Agencies: Entitled to the proceeds from the municipal agency's payment for work.

Public Authorities: N/A
Within 15 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.

For Municipalities, within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private N.Y. Gen. Bus. Law
§§ 756 et seq

[Added 2002, amended 2009.]
Duly approved invoice for work performed or materials supplied during billing cycle, in strict accordance with parties' contract. Progress Payment:
42 days to pay (12 days to approve
invoice plus 30 days to pay) unless otherwise agreed.

Final Payment: 30 days after final approval for
final payment.

Owner gets time extension if lender fails to disburse loan and lender is legally required to do so.
Performance in accordance with the contract and duly approved invoice for work performed and material supplied during the billing cycle, in strict accordance with the terms of the parties' contracts unless Act provides otherwise. Invoices must be approved or disapproved within 12 business days; payment must be made 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity providing invoices approved.
North Carolina Public N.C. Gen Stat.
§§ 143-134 to 143-134.1, 143.135.

[§§ 143-134 to 143-134.1 enacted or consolidated 1959, sections amended 1967, 1983, 2007]
N/A Progress Payment: per contract.

Final Payment: 45 days after acceptance or occupancy whichever is first.
N/A Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private N.C. Gen. Stat.
§§ 22C-1 to C-6.

[§§ 22C-1 to C-6 enacted or consolidated 1987, no revisions listed.]

N/A N/A Performance in accordance with contract. Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
North Dakota Public N.D. Cent. Code §§ 13-01.1-01 to 06 and 48- 01.2 (public improvement bids and contracts)

§§ 13-01.1-01 to 06 enacted or consolidated 1985

§ 48-01.2 enacted or consolidated 2007, sections amended 2011, 2015]
Complete delivery of item of property or services, and delivery of invoice. Progress payment: per contract. Partial payment estimates should be received and considered monthly.

Final Payment:
45 days after receipt of invoice or per contract.
Performance in accordance with contract. Within 45 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private N/A
Ohio Public Ohio Rev. Code
§§ 126.30.

[Effective date 2000; no revisions indicated.]
Contract governs: a full, accurate, and detailed estimate of the various kinds of labour performed and materials furnished since the prior estimate for the owner to approve must also be provided. Per contract, but when the rate of work and amounts are large and either the owner or contractor consider it advisable, estimates and payments should be made twice a month.

Payment on approved estimate filed with owner should be made within 30 days of approval.
Same as below. Same as below.
Private Ohio Rev. Code
§§ 4113.61.

[Effective date 1993; revised 2007.]
N/A N/A Per contract, and following submission of application, payment request or invoice in sufficient time to allow the contractor or higher-tiered subcontractor to include that
amount in its payment request.
Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Oklahoma Public Okla. Stat., Title 61, §§ 221-227;
Title 61, §§ 113.1-113.3 (retainage generally); 62, §§ 41.4a -41.4d (prompt payment by government generally).

[§ 61-221-227 enacted 2004; no revisions indicated

§ 61-13.1-13.3 enacted 1977; revised 1983, 1995, 2006, and 2011

§ 62-41.4a-d enacted 1983; no revisions indicated.]
Performance of work in accordance with contract and submission of a proper invoice. Progress Payment: Within 30 days after receipt of invoice.
Final Payment: 21 days after substantial
completion.
Performance in accordance with contract. Within 10 days from the receipt of payment from the owner or upstream entity.
Private 15 Okl. Stat. § 820.

[Enacted 2010; no revisions indicated]
N/A Per contract or, if contract silent, within 28 calendar days after receipt of billing, paid monthly.
N/A Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity or per contract.
Oregon Public Or. Rev. Stat.
§§ 279C.320, .505,
.515, .570, .580.

[Enacted 2003; revised in 2005 and 2013]
Contractors are entitled to monthly progress payments based on the estimates of work that are approved by the contracting agency. Earlier of 30 days after invoice for progress payments; 15 days after approval of invoice.
Subcontractors and suppliers are entitled to payment for satisfactory performance out of amounts paid to the contractor or subcontractors as appropriate. Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Or. Rev. Stat.
§§ 701.620 et seq. SB 384

[Enacted 1989; SB 384 effective as of 2012.

Note: Sections 701.620 to 701.645 were enacted into law by the Legislative
Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS
chapter 701 or any series therein by legislative action.]
Contractors entitled to progress payments unless project is anticipated to take less that 60 days (unless contract permits progress in that case).

Progress payments are generally on a 30-day billing cycle.

Billing or estimate required for payment.
Progress Payment: Within 14 days after billing submitted unless notice requirements met.

Final Payment: Within 7 days after approval and completion of project, unless otherwise stated
by the owner on drawings.
Entitled to payment if performance in accordance with contract. Lien waivers must also be provided if required by contract.

Invoice required for payment.
Within 7 days from receipt of payment from the owner or upstream entity.
Pennsylvania Public 62 Pa. Con. Stat.
§§ 3931 et seq.

[Enacted 1998; No revisions indicated.]
Performance in accordance with contract, submission of payment application or per contract. 45 days of receipt of payment application
unless otherwise agreed to;
within 45 days of inspection for final payments.
Performance in accordance with contract. 14 days from receipt of progress payment from upstream entity.

In the absence of sufficient reasons, within 20 days of receipt of retainage payment.
Private 73 Pa. C.S. §§ 501-516.

[Enacted 1995; no revisions indicated]
Performance in accordance with contract. Progress Payment: Within 20 days after end of billing period or delivery of invoice (whichever is later)
unless otherwise agreed.

Final Payment: Within 30 days after final acceptance for final
payment.
Payment for work completed or service provided under subcontract and submission of invoice. Within 14 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity or receipt of invoice, whichever is later.
Rhode Island Public R.I. Gen. Laws
§§ 42-11.1-1 to
42-11.1-16, 37-13-5.

[§ 37-13-5 enacted 136; most recently revised in 1965

§§ 42-11.1-1 to 42-11.1-16 enacted in 1987, selected sections revised in 1993]
Submission of a proper invoice unless not required by contract.

Otherwise determined by contract and common law.
Within 30 days of receipt of proper invoice or per contract. Submission of a proper invoice unless not required by contract.

Otherwise determined by contract and common law.
Within 10 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.

Within 90 days for payment of trucking or furnishing charges of materials for use of contractor/sub.
Private N/A
South Carolina Public S.C. Code §§ 29-6-10 et seq.

[Enacted 1990; no revisions indicated.]
Performance in accordance with contract and submission of pay request. Per contract, or within 21 days following receipt of any pay request. Performance in accordance with contract. Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above.
South Dakota Public S.D. Codified Laws §§ 5-26-1 to 5-26-8.

[Enacted or consolidated 1984; revised 1985, 1988]
Complete delivery of property and services. Within 45 days of receipt and written acceptance of property and services, and invoice covering same, or per contract. Performance in accordance with contract. Within 30 days from receipt of payment from agency.
Private N/A
Tennessee Public Tenn. Code §§ 12-4-701 to 12-4-707.

[Enacted or consolidated 1985

§ 12-4-702 amended 1986, 1988]
N/A Within 45 days following receipt of invoice. N/A 30 days of receiving payment from agency.
Private Tenn. Code §§ 66-34-101 to 66-34-703 HB 3068.

[Enacted or consolidated 1991 except § 66-34-104 enacted or consolidated 1975 with various amendments from 1985 to 2012.

§ 66-34-103 amended 2008, 2012

§ 66-34-202; 66-34-302 amended 2006

§ 66-34-203 and 204; 66-34-303 amended 2007

§ 66-34-601 amended 2000]
Payment should be made upon:
  1. performance in accordance with the provisions of a written contract; and
  2. submission of application of payment in accordance with schedule for payments established by contract.
Within 30 days following submission of application for payment, and in accordance with contract. Payment should be made upon:
  1. performance in accordance with the provisions of a written contract; and
  2. submission of application of payment in accordance with schedule for payments established by contract.
Within 30 days from submission of application for payment, and in accordance with contract.
Texas Public Tx. Govt. Code §§ 2251.001 - 251.043.

[Added 1993; some provisions amended by Acts 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2007.

For example:
§ 2251.025 amended by Acts 1997, 2001, 2003

§ 2251.027 amended by Acts 1997, 2001

§ 2251.030 amended by Acts 1999, 2001]
N/A Within 30 days following the later of:
  1. the date the agency receives goods or service is completed; or
  2. the date the governmental entity receives an invoice for the goods or services.
If the contract is with a political body meeting once a month or less, payment due on 45th day following above events.
N/A Within 10 days from receipt of payment from agency.
Private Tex. Prop. Code §§ 28.001 to 28.010.

[§§ 28.001 to 28.008 added by Acts 1993, some sections amended by Acts 1999.

§§ 28.009 to 28.010 added by Acts 1999; no amendments listed.]
N/A Within 35 days following receipt of the request for payment.

Up to 60 days following receipt of request, by contractual modification and for single-family residences only.
N/A Within 7 days from receipt of payment from owner or upstream entity.
Utah Public Utah Code §§ 13-8-1 to 13-8-5, 15-6-1 to 15-6-6.

[§§ 13-8-1 to 13-8-5 enacted 1997 except § 13-8-2 enacted 1988; § 13-8-6 enacted 2011; § 13-8-4 to § 13-8-5 amended 2012.

§§ 15-6-1 to 15-6-2 enacted or consolidated 1983, § 15-6-3 to § 15-6-5 enacted 1989; no amendments listed.]
N/A Per contract or within 60 days following receipt of invoice. N/A 30 days from receipt of payment from agency.
Private Utah Code §§ 13-8-5, 58-55-601 to 58-55-605.

[§ 13-8-5 see above.

§ 58-55-601 to § 58-55-603 enactments not readily available; select provisions amended 1994, 1999.

§ 58-55-604 amended 2008

§ 58-55-605 enacted 2014, no amendments listed]
N/A N/A N/A Within 30 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Vermont Public Vt. Stat., Title 9, §§ 4001-4009, Title 12, § 2903.

[§§ 4001-4009 added 1991 except § 4005a added 2007

§ 4002 amended 1993]
In strict accordance with the contract, or by submission of invoice at the end of the calendar month within which the work was performed or upon full completion of the work. 20 days following the end of the billing period or 20 days following the delivery of the invoice, whichever is later. Performance in accordance with the contract. Within 7 days from receipt of each progress or final payment from upstream entity or after receipt of subcontractor's invoice, whichever is later.
Private Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above. Same as above.
Virginia Public Va. Code §§ 2.2-4347 to 2.2-4356.

[Enacted or consolidated 1982; last revised 2001]
Goods and services that are completely delivered by the required payment date. Per the required payment date.

If not specified by contract, the later of: 1) State agency: 30 days following receipt of invoice or 30 days following receipt of goods and services; and
2) Local government: 30 days following receipt of invoice or 30 days following receipt of goods or services.
Entitled to payment received from a state agency or local government for its proportionate share of work, absent stated reason for non-payment. Within 7 days from receipt of payment for work performed by the subcontractor.
Private N/A
Washington Public Wash. Rev. Code
§§ 39.76.010 to 39.76.40, 39.04.250.

[§§ 39.76.010 to 39.76.40 enacted or consolidated 1981, except § 39.76.011 enacted or consolidated 1992

§ 39.76.020 amended 2009

§ 39.04.250 enacted or consolidated 1992, no listed amendments]
Not specified. Per contract and common law. Per contract or 30 days following receipt of proper invoice, or receipt of goods or services, whichever is later. Not specified. Per contract and common law. Within 10 days from receipt of payment from agency.
Private N/A
Washington D.C. [District of Columbia] Public D.C. Code §§ 2-221.01 to 2- 221.06.

[Enacted or consolidated 1985; sections amended 1992, 1997, 1998, 1999.]
Submission of proper invoice or per contract. 30 days, excluding legal holidays, after invoice unless otherwise agreed by contract. N/A Within 7 days from receipt of payment from owner or upstream entity.
Private D.C. Code § 27-131 to § 27-136

[Enacted 2013; no amendments listed]
Submission of payment request. 15 days from the earlier of:
  1. the grant of occupancy permit;
  2. owner's agent taking posession;
  3. receipt of payment request, unless otherwise agreed by contract.
7 days from the date specified in the contract.
N/A Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
West Virginia Public W. Va. Code
§§ 7-5-7 (county), 8-13-22d (municipality).

[§ 7-5-7 amended and reenacted 1995

§ 8-13-22d enacted 1995]
Submission of legitimate invoice. Within 60 days of receipt of legitimate uncontested invoice. N/A N/A
Private N/A
Wisconsin Public Wis. Stat. §§ 16.528 (state); 16.53(2) (rejection of invoice); 66.0135 (local).

[§ 16.528 (state) enacted or consolidated 1985; amended periodically from 1987 to 1999, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015

§ 66.0135 enacted or consolidated 1989, revised 1999]
N/A Within 30 days following receipt of invoice or receipt and acceptance of services, whichever is later. N/A Within 7 days from receipt of payment from upstream entity.
Private N/A
Wyoming Public Wyo. Stat. §§ 16-6-601 to 16-6-602.

[Enacted or consolidated 1983]
Satisfactory performance of contract and submission of correct notice of amount due. Within 45 days following receipt of correct notice of amount due. N/A N/A
Private N/A