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2021 House Bill 4594: Re-impose “prevailing wage” mandate on government contracts
Introduced by Rep. Brenda Carter D-Pontiac on March 25, 2021
To effectively repeal the law enacted by 2018 Legislative Initiative Petition 2, which itself repealed a state “prevailing wage” law that prohibited awarding government contracts to contractors who submit the lowest bid unless the contractor pays wages based on union pay scales that local union officials represent as prevalent in a particular area. The bill would place this mandate back in state statute.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Workforce, Trades, & Talent Committee on March 25, 2021