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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 S. 244

        To repeal the wage requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            January 30, 2017

Mr. Lee (for himself, Mr. Cruz, Mr. McCain, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Scott, Mr. 
     Flake, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Alexander, and Mr. Rubio) 
introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the 
          Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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                                 A BILL


 
        To repeal the wage requirements of 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States Code, is repealed.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 requirement under 
subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code, shall be 
null and void.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE AND LIMITATION.

    Section 2, and the amendment made by such section, shall take 
effect 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act but shall not 
affect any contract that is--
            (1) in existence on the date that is 30 days after such 
        date of enactment; or
            (2) made pursuant to an invitation for bids outstanding on 
        the date that is 30 days after such date of enactment.
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