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Protect Priority Lien Campaign – State Legislative Action Committee Initiative

Your Community. Your Priority.  | Protecting Your Street from Wall Street

STATE EFFORTS – Here is a step-by-step plan for the legislative action committees to protect their state priority lien law.  The objective of the CAI state-level volunteer team is to ensure your state's priority lien law is not repealed or changed from priority lien to payment priority

FEDERAL EFFORTS – Here is a step-by-step plan for the legislative action committees to connect with Members of Congress to protect their state priority lien law.   

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES – This page links you to tools that will help make your efforts successful; including, talking points, white papers, templates, examples of success and more.

​Currently 21 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have assessment priority lien statutes (blue states):

 AL, AK, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, HI, IL, MD, MA, MN, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OR, PA, PR, RI, VT, WA, WV

Alabama: 6 months
Judicial and Non-Judicial
Delaware: 6 months
Judicial
Maryland: 4 months; $1200
Judicial
New Jersey: 6 months
Judicial
Vermont: 6 months
Judicial
Alaska: 6 months
Judicial and Non-Judicial
DC: 6 months
Non-Judicial
Massachusetts: 6 months
Judicial
Oregon: Unlimited
Judicial and Non-Judicial
Washington: 6 months
Judicial and Non-Judicial
Colorado: 6 months
Judicial and Non-Judicial
Florida: 12 months
Judicial
Minnesota: 6 months
Judicial and Non-Judicial
Pennsylvania: 6 months
Judicial
West Virginia: 6 months
Non-Judicial
Connecticut: 9 months
Judicial
Hawaii: 6 months
Judicial and Non-Judicial
Missouri: 6 months
Judicial and Non-Judicial
Puerto Rico: 6 months
Judicial
 
 Illinois: 6 months
Judicial
Nevada: 9 months
Judicial and Non-Judicial
 
Rhode Island: 6 months; $7500
Judicial and Non-Judicial
 
 ​ New Hampshire: 6 months
Non-Judicial
  

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