HB4005 SFA Snyder 2-3 #1

Baker 7816

 

Senator Snyder moved to amend the bill by striking out everything after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:


That 21-5A-3, 21-5A-5, 21-5A-6, 21-5A-7, 21-5A-8, 21-5A-9, 21-5A-10, 21-5A-11 and 21-5A-12 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be repealed; and that 21-5A-2 of said code be amended and reenacted to read as follows:


ARTICLE 5A. WAGES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

21-5A-2. Policy declared; adoption of the federal Davis Bacon Act wage rates.

It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State of West Virginia that a wage of no less than the prevailing hourly rate of wages for work of a similar character in the regions of this state in which the construction is performed shall be paid to all workers employed by or on behalf of any public authority engaged in the construction of public improvements. The state hereby adopts and incorporates the federal prevailing wage laws established pursuant to the Davis Bacon Act, 40 U. S. C. 3141, et seq., and any associated federal law or regulation. All workers employed by or on behalf of any public authority engaged in the construction of public improvements shall be paid the prevailing hourly rate of wages established under federal law as if the public improvement was federally funded.

 

 

Adopted

Rejected