IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
October 17, 2019
Mr. Lee (for himself, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Scott of South Carolina, and Mrs. Blackburn) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To repeal the wage requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act.
This Act may be cited as the
Davis-Bacon Repeal Act.
Repeal of Davis-Bacon wage requirements
Subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code, is repealed.
Any reference in any law to a requirement under subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code, shall be null and void.
Effective date and limitation
Section 2, and the amendment made by such section, shall take effect 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act but shall not affect any contract that is—
in existence on the date that is 30 days after such date of enactment; or
made pursuant to an invitation for bids outstanding on the date that is 30 days after such date of enactment.