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House of Representatives
Session of 2017 - 2018 Regular Session


Posted: January 19, 2017 04:24 PM
From: Representative Stephen Bloom
To: All House members
Subject: Prevailing Wage Uniformity & Fairness (Previously HB 1000)

I will be re-introducing legislation (previous HB 1000) which will ensure uniformity and fairness with respect to all other taxpayer-funded projects currently subject to the Prevailing Wage Law. Under my bill, the prevailing wage threshold will be raised from $25,000 to $100,000 on any projects not already covered by the historic threshold increase embodied in the Act 89 of 2013 transportation bill.

Raising the prevailing wage threshold in a fair and uniform manner for all covered projects will avoid the unnecessary administrative complexity and expense imposed by a two-tiered threshold, while allowing school districts and municipal entities (and the property tax payers who fund them) to avail themselves of substantial savings and efficiency. Please join me in co-sponsoring this legislation to restore prevailing wage uniformity and fairness.

Previous Cosponsors: Dunbar, Cox, Mackenzie, Sonney, Diamond, Pickett, Millard, Marsico, Regan, Mentzer, Lawrence, McGinnis, Grell, Metcalfe, Saylor, Fee, Tallman, Truitt, Kauffman, Zimmerman, Moul, Grove, Phillips-Hill, Cutler, Gabler, Milne and Dush

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Introduced as HB1226