THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY PERRY, AUMENT, BLOOM, BOYD, CLYMER, CREIGHTON, CUTLER, EVERETT, FLECK, GILLESPIE, GINGRICH, GROVE, HARRIS, HENNESSEY, HICKERNELL, KAUFFMAN, F. KELLER, LAWRENCE, MARSICO, MASSER, METCALFE, MILLER, MILNE, MOUL, RAPP, REICHLEY, ROAE, SAYLOR, SWANGER, TALLMAN AND COX, MAY 12, 2011
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND INDUSTRY, MAY 12, 2011
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(5) of the act of August 15, 1961
(P.L.987, No.442), known as the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage
Act, amended August 9, 1963 (P.L.653, No.342), is amended to
Section 2. Definitions.--As used in this act--
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(5) "Public work" means construction, reconstruction,
demolition, alteration and/or repair work other than maintenance
work, done under contract and paid for [in whole or in part] by
at least 51% out of the funds of a public body where the
estimated cost of the total project is in excess of twenty-five
thousand dollars ($25,000), but shall not include work performed
under a rehabilitation or manpower training program.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.