PRINTER'S NO. 907
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY MILLARD, AUMENT, BAKER, CAUSER, SCHLEGEL CULVER, CUTLER, DENLINGER, EVERETT, FLECK, GINGRICH, GRELL, GROVE, HAHN, C. HARRIS, HICKERNELL, KAUFFMAN, LAWRENCE, MAJOR, MARSICO, MILNE, MOUL, PEIFER, PICKETT, ROCK, ROSS, SAYLOR, STEVENSON, SWANGER AND TALLMAN, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
REFERRED TO COMMITEE ON LABOR AND INDUSTRY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
1Amending the act of August 15, 1961 (P.L.987, No.442), entitled
2"An act relating to public works contracts; providing for
3prevailing wages; imposing duties upon the Secretary of Labor
4and Industry; providing remedies, penalties and repealing
5existing laws," raising the threshold for applicability.
11Section 2. Definitions.--As used in this act--
14(2) "Locality" means any political subdivision, or
15combination of the same, within the county in which the public
16work is to be performed. When no workmen for which a prevailing
17minimum wage is to be determined hereunder are employed in the
18locality, the locality may be extended to include adjoining
7(4) "Public body" means the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
8any of its political subdivisions, any authority created by the
9General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and any
10instrumentality or agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
11(5) "Public work" means construction, reconstruction,
12demolition, alteration and/or repair work other than maintenance
13work, done under contract and paid for in whole or in part out
14of the funds of a public body where the estimated cost of the
15total project is in excess of [twenty-five thousand dollars
16($25,000)] seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000), but shall
17not include work performed under a rehabilitation or manpower
21(7) "Workman" includes laborer, mechanic, skilled and semi-
22skilled laborer and apprentices employed by any contractor or
23subcontractor and engaged in the performance of services
24directly upon the public work project, regardless of whether
25their work becomes a component part thereof, but does not
26include material suppliers or their employes who do not perform
27services at the job site.
1of the inmates of such institutions.
9Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.