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H.R.3620: Local Hire Act

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Sponsor Karen Bass, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 13 (All Democrats)
Introduced Nov. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 25, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Local Hire Act - Authorizes a state to establish local hiring bid specifications or consider the hiring of local workers in the evaluation of bids and proposals for federal-aid highway projects. Authorizes recipients of federal assistance likewise to establish such specifications or consider local hiring in the evaluation of bids and proposals for public transportation projects.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
Nov. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Nov. 22, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.