Position Briefs

To pursue legislative and regulatory objectives, the NASBP Government Relations team has developed position briefs on issues of concern to NASBP and for use during NASBP visits to Congressional offices.



  • U.S. GSA Memo announcing FAR Deviation which permits flexibilities on bond signatures and seals.

  • NASBP & SFAA Memo to Chief Councils providing further information.

  • NASBP SFAA letter sent to Members of Chief Acquisition Officers Councils requesting flexibilities in acquisition procedures to accept surety bonds with digital attributes and to waive certain requirements, such as raised corporate seals and notarizat ...

  • SFAA-NASBP Municipal Request for Emergency Action

  • SFAA-NASBP Request for Emergency Action State Memo

  • SFAA-NASBP State Request for Emergency Action

  • April 2 NASBP, along with SFAA and several affiliated organizations,  sent a letter to congressional leadership , requesting that they take immediate action regarding the acceptance of electronic bonds, including use of electronic signatures, seals, ...

  • While operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA) and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), on behalf of the construction industry and surety industry, urge public officials at the federal, ...

  • NASBP developed the document Always Verify Your Bond! in response to the stated interest of its Members, Associates, and Affiliates for many and various educational materials from NASBP and to help combat instances of fraudulent surety bonds through education. ...

  • NASBP supports Infrastructure Now: Advocacy Points This is a historic opportunity. The last big infrastructure deal with dedicated user-financing was enacted in 1982. The Trump Administration and Congress have an opportunity to do something equally historic ...