United States Code

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§ 18851.
Wage rate requirements
(a)
Davis-Bacon

All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors in the performance of construction, alteration, or repair work on a project assisted in whole or in part by funding made available under this division or an amendment made by this division shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar projects in the locality, as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40 (commonly referred to as the “Davis-Bacon Act”).

(b)
Authority

With respect to the labor standards specified in subsection (a), the Secretary of Labor shall have the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (64 Stat. 1267; 5 U.S.C. App.) and section 3145 of title 40.

(Pub. L. 117–58, div. D, title XI, § 41101, Nov. 15, 2021, 135 Stat. 1130.)
cite as: 42 USC 18851