State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan


820 ILCS 130/7  from Ch. 48, par. 39s-7

    Amends the Prevailing Wage Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning findings of public bodies and the Department of Labor.

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1    AN ACT concerning employment.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Prevailing Wage Act is amended by changing
5Section 7 as follows:
6    (820 ILCS 130/7)  (from Ch. 48, par. 39s-7)
7    Sec. 7. The The finding of the public body awarding the
8contract or authorizing the work or the Department of Labor
9ascertaining and declaring the general prevailing rate of
10hourly wages shall be final for all purposes of the contract
11for public work then being considered, unless reviewed under
12the provisions of this Act. Nothing in this Act, however, shall
13be construed to prohibit the payment to any laborer, worker or
14mechanic employed on any public work, as aforesaid, of more
15than the prevailing rate of wages; provided further that
16nothing in this Act shall be construed to limit the hours of
17work which may be performed by any person in any particular
18period of time.
19(Source: P.A. 81-992.)