Florida Financially Responsible Officer Bond

Bond Penalty: $100,000

Specialty and general contractors applying for specific state contracting licenses are obligated to file with regulator a Florida financially responsible officer bond (FRO bond). The Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board defines a financially responsible officer as:

  • A person other than the primary qualifying agent who with the approval of the board assumes personal responsibility for all financial aspects of the business organization.
  • The Financially Responsible Officer has final approval authority on all business matters, including contracts, specifications, checks, drafts, or payments, regardless of the form of payment, made by the business entity.

The Financially Responsible Officer is required to provide a $100,000 surety bond payable to the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board for fines and costs pursuant to Rules 61G4-15.006 and 61G4-15.0021, Florida Administrative Code. The FRO bond must run o the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board, as Obligee and written in the penal sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) for the payment of fines and costs pursuant to the statute and administrative regulations. The surety obligation guarantees that the licensee will faithfully and accurately keep books and records and make reports as required, and shall conduct business in conformity with the state laws and rules of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

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