H.R.500: To repeal the Davis-Bacon Act.

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123 (6 Democrats, 117 Republicans)

Bill Summary

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 construction, alteration, and repair of public buildings or public works). Repeals the Copeland Act (an Act which requires the Secretary of Labor to regulate contractors and subcontractors engaged in the construction or repair of public...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Executive Comment Requested from Labor.
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended).
Jan. 13, 1995

Introduced in the House by Cass Ballenger (R-N.C.)

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