Q: Does Senate Bill 3050 (2009 Regular Session) require public officials and employees currently in office to increase their surety bond amounts on July 1, 2009, or may they continue under their present surety bond amounts to the end of their current terms of office?

A: Public officials and employees whose surety bond amounts were increased in Senate Bill 3050 must increase the amount of their bonds so that the increase is in effect beginning July 1, 2009. (Attorney General's Opinion to Gilbert dated May 22, 2009)