H.R. 1637 (113th): Adjusting Davis-Bacon for Inflation Act


Apr 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Duncan

Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the provisions of title 40, United States Code, commonly known as the Davis-Bacon Act, to raise the threshold dollar amount of contracts subject to the prevailing wage requirements of such provisions.

Summary (CRS)

4/18/2013--Introduced.Adjusting Davis-Bacon for Inflation Act - Increases from $2,000 to $50,000 the contract threshold requiring the locally prevailing wage rate to be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 18, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1637”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (12R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3135 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 6, 2011

H.R. 3472 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 10, 2015

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