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Short Titles as Introduced

Davis-Bacon Repeal Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To repeal the wage rate requirements commonly known as the Davis-Bacon Act.

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01/30/2017 Introduced in House

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01/30/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/30/2017 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Education and the Workforce01/30/2017 Referred to

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Subjects (6)

  • Building construction
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Labor standards
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Wages and earnings

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Introduced in House (01/30/2017)

Davis-Bacon Repeal Act

This bill repeals the Davis-Bacon Act (which requires that the locally prevailing wage rate be 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).

The bill states that references in any law to a wage requirement of the Davis-Bacon Act after enactment of this bill shall be null and void.