Text: H.R.448 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/01/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 448


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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 1, 2013

Mr. Gosar introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

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.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Responsibility in Federal Contracting Act”.

SEC. 2. Bureau of Labor Statistics determination of prevailing wage.

Section 3142(b) of title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by inserting “(acting through the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor)” after “Secretary of Labor”; and

(2) by inserting before the period at the end the following: “, using surveys carried out by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that use proper random statistical sampling techniques”.