A preliminary notice is not required.
Claimants other than the general contractors, within 120 days after claimant’s last performance.
We recommend obtaining a copy of the bond itself to determine if any notices are required, and following any requirements set out in the bond.
Via writ of scire facias, and by personal action against owner and/or contractor. The statement/complaint essentially commences the filing of the suit.
Within 3 years after last work done on contract, unless the terms of the bond itself require suit be brought within 1 year of date of last work done on the project by the contractor.
On Private Projects:
It is not explicit but it is unlikely that suppliers to suppliers have lien rights.
On Public Projects:
Suppliers to suppliers will only have bond rights if the terms of the surety bond explicitly grant them such rights.
Yes. This is a full price state.