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A01774
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1479
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY ROAE, McGINNIS, FEE, PICKETT, MILLARD, HELM,
BLOOM, LAWRENCE, B. MILLER, GROVE AND SAYLOR, JUNE 6, 2017
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT, JUNE 6, 2017
AN ACT
Amending the act of August 15, 1961 (P.L.987, No.442), entitled
"An act relating to public works contracts; providing for
prevailing wages; imposing duties upon the Secretary of Labor
and Industry; providing remedies, penalties and repealing
existing laws," further providing for definitions.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 2(4) of the act of August 15, 1961
(P.L.987, No.442), known as the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage
Act, is amended to read:
Section 2. Definitions.--As used in this act--
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(4) "Public body" means the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
any of its political subdivisions, any authority created by the
General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and any
instrumentality or agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The term does not include a school district that the Department
of Education has identified for financial watch status or school
district that the Secretary of Education has declared to be in
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financial recovery status under Article VI-A of the act of March
10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of
1949, while the school district retains such status.
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Section 2. This act shall apply to contracts entered into
and public work commenced after the effective date of this
section.
Section 2 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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