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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Responsibility in Federal Contracting Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To require that the prevailing wage utilized for purposes of subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Davis-Bacon Act), be determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Actions Overview (1)

02/01/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

04/23/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
02/01/2013Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] 02/06/2013
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 03/15/2013
Rep. Jolly, David [R-FL-13] 07/24/2014

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce02/01/2013 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections04/23/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/01/2013)

Responsibility in Federal Contracting Act - Requires that the locally prevailing wage paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics working under federally-financed or federally-assisted contracts for construction, alteration, and repair of public buildings or public works (Davis-Bacon Act) be determined by the Secretary of Labor (as under current law), but acting through the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), using surveys carried out by BLS that use proper random statistical sampling techniques.