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House Bill 1215

House Bill 1215

ARCHIVE (2008)

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Common construction wage. Makes the following changes to the common construction wage law: (1) Requires that the common construction wage (wage) be determined on two skill levels (rather than three classes) of labor and provides that the wage includes fringe benefits. (2) Requires that information submitted to a wage committee be accompanied by a verified statement that the information is true and accurate. (3) Requires the state department of labor (department) to compel compliance with the wage statute by an awarding agency that has divided a public work project to avoid the statute. (4) Establishes requirements for payroll and other records submitted by contractors and subcontractors performing work on a public work project. (5) Eliminates an exemption from the wage statute for public work performed at certain Purdue University facilities. (6) Provides that the commissioner of the department has certain powers to investigate and enforce violations of the wage statute. (7) Establishes a department procedure and a private right of action to enforce the wage statute. (8) Prohibits for at least five years the award of a public work contract to a contractor, subcontractor, or certain persons with an interest in a
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In Committee - first House
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