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S. 2617 (113th): Davis-Bacon Repeal Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 16, 2014 (Introduced).

II

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2617

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 16, 2014

(for himself, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Scott, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Rubio, and Mr. Alexander) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To repeal the wage rate requirements commonly known as the Davis-Bacon Act.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Davis-Bacon Repeal Act .

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Subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code, is repealed.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 wage requirement of subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code, shall after the date of the enactment of this Act be null and void.

3.

Effective date and limitation

The amendment made by section 2 shall take effect 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act but shall not affect any contract in existence on such date of enactment or made pursuant to invitation for bids outstanding on such date of enactment.