H.R. 4184 (112th): 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.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Mar 08, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4184

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 8, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

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.

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Requirement for contractors and subcontractors working on military construction projects to comply with State and local workforce licensing requirements

(a)

Requirement

Subchapter III of chapter 169 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 2855 the following new section:

2855a.

Application of State and local workforce licensing requirements to military construction projects

(a)

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.

(b)

Exception

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.

(c)

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.

(d)

State defined

In this section, the term 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 Guam.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

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.

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