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H.R. 3904: Highway Trust Fund Reform Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 23, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3904

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 23, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to repeal wage requirements applicable to laborers and mechanics employed on Federal-aid highway and public transportation construction projects.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Highway Trust Fund Reform Act of 2019.

2.

Prevailing rate of wage requirements

(a)

Repeals

The following provisions are repealed:

(1)

Section 113 of title 23, United States Code (and the item relating to such section in the analysis for chapter 1 of such title).

(2)

Section 5333(a) of title 49, United States Code.

(b)

Applicability

(1)

Effective date

Subject to paragraph (2), the amendments made by this section shall take effect on the 31st day following the date of enactment of this Act.

(2)

Existing contracts

The amendments made by this section shall not affect any contract in existence on the date of enactment of this Act or made pursuant to an invitation for bids outstanding on such date of enactment.