H.R. 887 (98th): A bill to repeal the Davis-Bacon Act, and for other purposes.


Jan 25, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold Sawyer

Representative for Michigan's 5th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

1/25/1983--Introduced.Repeals the Davis-Bacon Act (an Act which requires that the locally prevailing wage rate be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics working under federally-financed or federally-assisted contracts for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 887”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1437 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 28, 1981

H.R. 3201 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 2, 1983

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