Tennessee figured out in 2005 that Lien Waivers were only calculated to defraud Contractors and Sub Contractors. Our then Governor signed it into law. Thanks to the efforts of American Subcontractors Association (ASA) members in Tennessee, construction contractors and subcontractors no longer can be contractually required to relinquish their mechanic’s lien rights. After ASA members called for reform, on May 19, Gov. Phil Bredesen (D) signed H.B. 743, amending Section 66-11-124 of the Tennessee Code to state . . .
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