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5-22-1      Mechanics' and materialmen's lien on amounts due under contract.
5-22-2      Filing with public officer of account of claim--Effect of late filing--Agreed statement as equivalent of account.
5-22-3      Endorsement and report of accounts filed with public officer--Time of attachment of lien--Receipt or certified copy given.
5-22-4      Actions to enforce or determine lien--Parties to action--Assertion of lien by answer.
5-22-5      Judicial determination of validity of liens and order of payment.
5-22-6      Pro rata distribution if contract proceeds insufficient--Deficiency judgment against contractor--Restriction on public liability.
5-22-7      Limitation of actions to enforce lien.
5-22-8      Discharge of lien.
5-22-9      Notice by public contractor to file claims against subcontractors--Contents of notice.
5-22-10      Filing and publication of notice to file claims against subcontractors.
5-22-11      Claims and liens against contractor and public body barred by failure to file--Rights against subcontractor preserved.
5-22-12      Right of action not lost by loss of lien.

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