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The DC Code: § 40-303.19 No action by subcontractor against owner.

Index40 Liens. (Refs & Annos)

No subcontractor, materialman, or workman employed under the original contractor shall be entitled to a personal judgment or decree against the owner of the premises for the amount due to him from said original contractor, except upon a special promise of such owner, in writing, for a sufficient consideration, to be answerable for the same.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 38-121. 1973 Ed., § 38-121. DC CODE § 40-303.19 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1387, ch. 854, § 1257.)