H.R. 6371 (112th): Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Nov 14, 2012 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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IIB

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6371

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 14, 2012

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

AN ACT

To amend title 40, United States Code, to transfer certain functions from the General Accountability Office to the Department of Labor relating to the processing of claims for the payment of workers who were not paid appropriate wages under certain provisions of such title.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act.

2.

Transfer of administrative authority to the Department of Labor

(a)

Authority of Comptroller General To pay wages and list contractors violating contracts

Section 3144 of title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in the section heading, by striking of Comptroller General; and

(2)

in subsection (a)(1), by striking Comptroller General and inserting Secretary of Labor.

(b)

Report of violations and withholding of amounts for unpaid contracts and liquidated damages

Section 3703(b)(3) of title 40, United States Code, is amended by striking Comptroller General both places it appears and inserting Secretary of Labor.

Passed the House of Representatives November 13, 2012.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk