Agency REQ.P.O#


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That we, the undersigned,

of , , as Principal, and

of , , a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of

with its principal office in the City of , as Surety, are held and firmly bound unto the State

of West Virginia, as Obligee, in the penal sum of ($ ) for the payment of which,

well and truly to be made, we jointly and severally bind ourselves, our heirs, administrators, executors, successors and assigns.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the Principal has submitted to the Purchasing Section of the

Department of Administration a certain bid or proposal, attached hereto and made a part hereof, to enter into a contract in writing for


(a) If said bid shall be rejected, or (b) If said bid shall be accepted and the Principal shall enter into a contract in accordance with the bid or proposal attached hereto and shall furnish any other bonds and insurance required by the bid or proposal, and shall in all other respects perform the agreement created by the acceptance of said bid, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise this obligation shall remain in full force and effect. It is expressly understood and agreed that the liability of the Surety for any and all claims hereunder shall, in no event, exceed the penal amount of this obligation as herein stated.

The Surety, for the value received, hereby stipulates and agrees that the obligations of said Surety and its bond shall be in no way impaired or affected by any extension of the time within which the Obligee may accept such bid, and said Surety does hereby waive notice of any such extension.

WITNESS, the following signatures and seals of Principal and Surety, executed and sealed by a proper officer of Principal and

Surety, or by Principal individually if Principal is an individual, this day of , 20 .

Principal Seal

(Name of Principal)


(Must be President, Vice President, or Duly Authorized Agent)


Surety Seal

(Name of Surety)


IMPORTANT – Surety executing bonds must be licensed in West Virginia to transact surety insurance, must affix its seal, and must attach a power of attorney with its seal affixed.