H. R. 4184
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 8, 2012
Mr. Langevin introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To amend title 10, United States Code, to require contractors and subcontractors working on military construction projects to comply with licensing requirements for employees working at the project location.
Requirement for contractors and subcontractors working on military construction projects to comply with State and local workforce licensing requirements
Subchapter III of chapter 169 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 2855 the following new section:
Application of State and local workforce licensing requirements to military construction projects
Application of requirements
As a condition of each contract awarded in connection with a military construction project or a military family housing project, the Secretary concerned shall require the contractor (and any subcontractor of the contractor) to comply with workforce licensing requirements imposed by the State and other jurisdictions in which the project is conducted for all employees of the contractor and subcontractors who work at the project location.
The Secretary of Defense may waive the application of subsection (a) to a military construction project or a military family housing project, on a case-by-case basis, in the interest of national security.
Waiver of sovereign immunity
The requirements of this section shall apply notwithstanding any immunity of the Secretary concerned or officers, agents, or employees of the Department of Defense under any law or rule of law.
In this section, the
State means any of the several States, the District of
Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands,
the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or
The table of sections at the beginning of such subchapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 2855 the following new item:
2855a. Application of State and local workforce licensing requirements to military construction projects.