Mississippi Code Title 85. Debtor-Creditor Relationship § 85-7-431. Effect of payment bonds

Where a contractor gives a payment bond providing payment protection to subcontractors and material suppliers to the full extent provided by the Mississippi Little Miller Act found at Section 31-5-51 , the payment bond shall be in substitution for the liens provided for a subcontractor or materialman in this article.  The contractor's right to a lien is not affected by the provision of a bond.


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