2013 Senate Bill 158

Repeal “prevailing wage” law

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 6, 2013

Introduced by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R-30)

To repeal the state “prevailing wage” law, which prohibits awarding government contracts to contractors who submit the lowest bid unless the contractor pays "prevailing wages," which are based on regional union pay scales that tend to be above the market rate. Senate Bill 157 contains the repeal; this bill revises references in a relate statute.

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations