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Procurement - Prevailing Wage - Liquidated Damages

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frick


Veto sustained (0-135)

Synopsis:Making a contractor under a public work contract that knew or reasonably should have known of the contractor's obligation to pay the prevailing wage rate and that deliberately failed or refused to pay the prevailing wage rate is liable to a public body for liquidated damages of $250 for each laborer or other employee under specified circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Frick
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1009
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):State Government - Procurement
Private Sector Labor and Industry
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Public Works
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement

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October 24, 2017 5:01 P.M.