Bill Status of HB4537 9th General Assembly
Short Description: PREVAIL WAGE-WAIVER-$20,000
Rep. Jim Sacia, David R. Leitch and Chad Hays
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Prevailing Wage Act. Provides that the Act does not apply to wages paid to all laborers, workers, and mechanics employed by or on behalf of a public body engaged in a public works project with a total cost of $20,000 or less if the public body notifies the Department of Labor of each project for which the waiver is used within 60 days of commencing the project. Provides that the Department shall make available a form with which public bodies may make this notification. Provides that the Department shall submit an annual report detailing the number of projects engaged using the waiver in the preceding year, the total number of employees engaged in those projects, the total cost of those projects without using prevailing wage standards, the total cost of those projects using prevailing wage standards, and any other information the Department deems appropriate.
House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the exclusion of projects having a cost of $20,000 or less applies only to the extent permitted under federal law and regulations.