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Introduced in House (01/13/1995)

 
[Congressional Bills 104th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 500 Introduced in House (IH)]

  1st Session
                                H. R. 500

                     To repeal the Davis-Bacon Act.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 13, 1995

  Mr. Ballenger (for himself, Mr. Armey, Mr. DeLay, Mr. Stenholm, Mr. 
 Archer, Mr. Baker of California, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, Mr. Bass, 
 Mr. Bereuter, Mr. Boehner, Mr. Bono, Mr. Burr, Mr. Canady of Florida, 
 Mr. Coble, Mr. Cox of California, Mr. Crane, Mr. Dornan, Mr. Dreier, 
Mr. Fawell, Mr. Funderburk, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Goodling, Mr. Goss, Mr. 
    Graham, Mr. Hancock, Mr. Herger, Mr. Hefley, Mr. Hoekstra, Mr. 
 Hutchinson, Mr. Istook, Mr. Knollenberg, Mr. Kolbe, Mr. Largent, Mr. 
  Linder, Mr. Livingston, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Moorhead, Mr. Packard, Mr. 
Porter, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. Rogers, Mr. Schaefer, Mr. Skeen, Mr. Taylor of 
North Carolina, Mr. Wolf, and Mr. Christensen) introduced the following 
  bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Economic 
                              Opportunity

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                                 A BILL


 
                     To repeal the Davis-Bacon Act.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. DAVIS-BACON ACT.

    (a) Repeal.--The Act of March 3, 1931 (40 U.S.C. 276a et seq.) 
(commonly referred to as the Davis-Bacon Act) is repealed.
    (b) References.--Any reference in any law to a wage requirement of 
the Act of March 3, 1931, shall after the date of the enactment of this 
Act be null and void.

SEC. 2. COPELAND ACT.

    Section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934 (40 U.S.C. 276c) (commonly 
referred to as the ``Copeland Act'') is repealed.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendments made by sections 1 and 2 shall take effect 30 days 
after the date of the enactment of this Act but shall not affect any 
contract in existence on such date of enactment or made pursuant to 
invitation for bids outstanding on such date of enactment.
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