HB4005 SFA Snyder 2-3 #1
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§21-5A-7, §21-5A-8, §21-5A-9, §21-5A-10, §21-5A-11 and §21-5A-12 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be repealed; and that §21-5A-2 of said code, be amended and reenacted to read as follows: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
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