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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 743


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


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 30, 2017

Mr. King of Iowa (for himself, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Sanford, Mr. Harper, Mr. Amash, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, and Ms. Jenkins of Kansas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To repeal the wage rate requirements commonly known as 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Davis-Bacon Repeal Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of Davis-Bacon wage requirements.

(a) In general.—Subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code, is repealed.

(b) Reference.—Any reference in any law to a wage requirement of subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code, shall after the date of the enactment of this Act be null and void.

SEC. 3. Effective date and limitation.

The amendment made by section 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.